Syrian envoy blames opposition for civilian casualties

The armed opposition in Syria was responsible for the Houla massacre and other civilian casualties, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said.

Afghanistan: May deadliest for civilian casualties

With as many as 368 people
dead, May 2011 was the deadliest month for civilian casualties
in Afghanistan since the UN started documenting deaths in

US taking Afghan concerns `very seriously`: White House

President Karzai has expressed his concerns about civilian casualties.

NATO cannot confirm civilian casualties in Libya

NATO said on Saturday it cannot confirm
a Libyan government claim that 11 Muslim clerics were killed
in an airstrike in eastern Libya but regrets "any loss of life
by innocent civilians" whenever it occurs.

Afghan civilian casualties up 20%: UN report

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose by 20 percent in the first 10 months of this year compared with 2009, the United Nations said, with more than three-quarters killed or wounded as a result of insurgent attacks.

High Iraq deaths cast doubt on US stability talk

The Americans are anxious to show evidence of progress in Iraq.

NATO air strike, Afghan suicide attack kill 41; govt condemns

A NATO air strike killed up to 27 Afghan civilians, including women and a child, sparking fresh anger from Kabul on Monday against the US-led forces pressing a major offensive to defeat the Taliban.

NATO probes 2 Afghan civilian casualties

NATO-led forces are investigating whether they mistakenly killed two civilians in southern Afghanistan, the alliance`s International Security Assistance Force said on Saturday.