civilian deaths

Iraq, United States must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul: UN

Iraq, United States must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul: UN

The United Nations human rights chief urged the Iraqi government and United States-led coalition on Tuesday to review tactics in Mosul to spare civilians he said were being deliberately put at risk by Islamic State.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria

 The US military Thursday confirmed 14 new deaths resulting from the bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, bringing the total official toll to 55 killed.

Jul 29, 2016, 06:29 AM IST

Thai forces face murder charges over south civilian deaths

 Seven Thai security officials will face murder charges for shooting dead a group of unarmed Muslim men in the conflict-hit south, police said Wednesday, as details emerged of a fresh civilian killing at an army checkpoint. 

Apr 08, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan shot up by 22 percent in 2014: UN

The United Nations (UN) has raised an alarm by saying that the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan rose by 22 percent in 2014.

Feb 19, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Amnesty slams US over civilian deaths in Afghanistan

The report said it had gathered evidence of "a deeply flawed US military justice system that cements a culture of impunity" in dealing with Afghan civilian deaths and injuries caused in NATO coalition operations since 2001.

Aug 11, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

2,500 civilians killed by Naxals in last 5 years

2,500 civilians, a majority of them marginalized tribals, were killed by the Naxals in last five years, the Home Ministry said.

Mar 19, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

Afghanistan war civilian deaths fall in 2012: UN

Civilian deaths caused by the war in Afghanistan have dropped for the first time in six years, the United Nations has said.

Feb 20, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

`Leave us alone`, Afghan massacre sparks calls for US exit

The attack may be a turning point for the United States in a costly and unpopular war now in its eleventh year.

Mar 12, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

Taliban reject UN report on civilian deaths

Afghan`s Taliban insurgents rejected as political a UN report blaming them for more than three quarters of civilian deaths in last year.

Feb 05, 2012, 21:16 PM IST

‘Iraqi civilian deaths climb in 2011’

A total of 4,059 civilians were killed in Iraq in 2011, compared to 3,976 in 2010, a rights group said.

Jan 02, 2012, 21:50 PM IST

Russia asks NATO to probe civilian deaths in Libya

Russia is urging NATO to investigate civilian deaths in Libya from its bombing campaign, saying the alliance`s claim of zero casualties is untrue.

Dec 20, 2011, 10:37 AM IST

Libya slams UN chief over civilian deaths comments

Libya accused UN chief Ban Ki-moon of playing with words after he acknowledged NATO efforts to avoid civilian casualties a day after urging restraint over "unacceptably" high deaths.

Aug 13, 2011, 20:22 PM IST

Three Afghan civilians killed by French soldier

More than 1,400 Afghan civilians have been killed in the conflict this year.

Jul 28, 2011, 09:47 AM IST

Libyan to sue NATO over family deaths

A Libyan will seek damages
against NATO accusing it
of killing his wife and three children.

Jul 27, 2011, 23:48 PM IST

Afghan civilian deaths rise 15%

The disturbing rise in deaths came after the US sent thousands of extra troops into Afghanistan.

Jul 14, 2011, 14:04 PM IST

Afghan official says NATO killed 7 civilians

Khost provincial council member, Gul Mohammad Zazi, said the dead were not connected to insurgency.

Jul 14, 2011, 13:01 PM IST

NATO acknowledges killing Afghan civilians

Civilian deaths are a major source of friction between Afghan President and his Western backers.

Jul 07, 2011, 19:42 PM IST

NATO denies Libya claim raids kill more civilians

Rumours have been rife in recent days that Muammar Gaddafi may consider leaving Tripoli.

Jun 26, 2011, 08:47 AM IST

Libya`s Gaddafi accuses NATO of civilian "murders"

NATO has acknowledged for the first time its bombs may have caused civilian casualties.

Jun 23, 2011, 10:29 AM IST

NATO admits Libya airstrike led to civilian deaths

The air strike was the clearest case yet of NATO bombing causing multiple civilian casualties.

Jun 20, 2011, 09:22 AM IST

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