Artillery fire killed at least four people in an overnight attack on a residential area in eastern Ukraine, spurring more people to flee the besieged city of Donetsk and its suburbs on Saturday to take their chances elsewhere.
At least 160 people have so far been killed in recent attacks in central Nigeria by unknown gunmen, a media report said Saturday.
Nigerian military opened fire in north-eastern city of Maiduguri on Monday killing at least 30 civilians, as per reports.
Two civilians were allegedly killed in a Naxal attack in Kurkheda taluka of Gadchiroli district, police said.
A US soldier has been detained in Afghanistan for shooting and wounding several civilians in southern province Kandahar.
Syrian human rights organization Sawasiah said it had the names of the 1,100 people who it reported were killed mostly in the southern Hauran Plain region, where the uprising erupted on March 18.
A UN-backed Congolese military operation to oust rebels from eastern Congo has caused more civilian casualties than damage to rebels.
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