Saudi-led strikes kill 30 in northern Yemen, Houthis say

Air strikes by Saudi-led forces killed 30 civilians in an attack on a market in northern Yemen on Sunday, the Houthi-run news agency Saba said, as U.N. mediators pushed for a humanitarian pause in fighting that has killed nearly 3,000 since March.

Sopore killings: J&K CM orders time-bound inquiry, convenes unified headquarters meeting on Wednesday
Sopore killings: J&K CM orders time-bound inquiry, convenes unified headquarters meeting on Wednesday

In the backdrop of the string of militant attacks targeting civilians in Sopore township, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mohammad Sayeed on Monday ordered a time-bound inquiry into the matter.

Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`
Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`

Israel did not intentionally target civilians in fighting during the 2014 Gaza war, an inter-ministerial report concluded on Sunday.

Killings of soldiers and civilians fray Ukraine's ceasefire

Three civilians and two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in eastern Ukraine within 24 hours up to midday on Thursday, Kiev`s military said, further eroding a four-month-old ceasefire in the separatist conflict.

Three civilians, two soldiers killed in east Ukraine

Three Ukrainian civilians and two soldiers have been killed in the past day of intensifying clashes between the Western-backed government`s forces and pro-Russian insurgents, officials from both sides said Thursday.

IS jihadists execute 26 civilians near Syria's Palmyra

Jihadists from the Islamic State group executed 26 civilians on Thursday after overrunning their villages near Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

300,000 in South Sudan war zone `without aid` as UN pulls out

Over 300,000 South Sudanese civilians are without "life saving aid" in the northern battleground state of Unity, the United Nations said Monday, as it and aid agencies pulled out due to heavy fighting.

Insurgent mortar attack kills five in Afghanistan: Officials

At least five members of a family have been killed after an insurgent mortar hit their house in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan provincial authorities said Saturday.

Egypt jihadists kill 15 soldiers and two civilians in Sinai

Jihadists in Egypt`s Sinai killed 15 soldiers and two civilians in attacks on checkpoints on Thursday, security officials said, the deadliest in months despite a massive army campaign against the insurgents.

Four civilians injured in explosion at encounter site in J&K

Four civilians were on Thursday injured when an explosion occurred at a site where an encounter between security personnel and militants had ended last night in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

Sunni officials in Iraq say Shi'ite militias executed 70 civilians

An Iraqi governor, parliamentarian and two tribal chiefs on Monday accused Shi`ite militias of executing more than 70 unarmed civilians who had fled fighting with Islamic State militants.

Pak troops violate ceasefire again along IB in Samba, Rajnath orders for "appropriate" action
Pak troops violate ceasefire again along IB in Samba, Rajnath orders for "appropriate" action

In a fresh incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired at 12 places in Jammu and Kashmir targeting BSF posts in Hiranagar and Samba sector on late Friday night, police said.

Three Kenyan soldiers wounded in gun attack near Somali border

Gunmen attacked a truck carrying Kenyan soldiers near the border with Somalia on Thursday, seriously wounding three of them, police said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Somalia`s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

Four killed in rebel ambush in Philippines

 Four civilians were killed and four others were injured when New People`s Army (NPA) rebels opened fire at a vehicle in the Philippine province of Agusan del Sur, military officials said Monday.

Syrian air strikes on IS `capital` kill 36 civilians

Syrian regime air raids on Raqa city, which the Islamic State jihadist group has proclaimed as its capital, killed at least 23 civilians today, a monitoring group said.

Soon, wearable tech for troop, civilians to get personalized health alerts

 Researchers are working on developing a wearable technology that would help troops and civilians to get personalized health alerts, it has been revealed.

Rebels kill 30 people in East Congo, official says

Rebels crept into houses and attacked civilians, killing at least 30 people around the town of Beni in eastern Congo, a local mayor said Thursday.

Ukraine: Pro-Russian insurgents find 40 bodies of civilians

Pro-Russian separatists Thursday reported they had found the bodies of some 40 civilians in mass graves in the eastern region of Donetsk, according to the rusnovosti.ru website.

Pakistan attacks kill 48 militants, six civilians die in bombing

Air strikes targeting suspected Tailban hideouts in a restive tribal district of northwest Pakistan killed 48 militants on Tuesday, the military said, as six civilians died in a roadside bomb attack.

Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.