Syrian reporter killed by rebel fire in Damascus

 A Syrian journalist working for pro-government media was killed early on Monday as he was reporting on clashes in east Damascus, state media and a monitoring group said.

Gunmen attack Afghan wedding party, killing 21, wounding 8

Armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 21 guests and wounding eight, provincial officials said on Monday.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur
Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur

With no major incident of violence reported in Jamshedpur, curfew was today relaxed for four hours, barring the affected places which witnessed clashes between two communities on an alleged incident of eve teasing.

Clashes, arrests after protest against migrant centre near Rome

Two people were arrested and 15 policemen were injured on Friday when far-right activists and local residents held a protest over a new centre for asylum-seekers outside Rome.

Air strikes, clashes continue to flout Yemen truce

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemeni rebels who clashed with pro-government fighters in the south despite a UN-declared truce aimed at delivering desperately needed aid, military sources said.

Two soldiers killed in Ukraine clashes

Two soldiers have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military spokesman said Sunday, reporting heavy shelling by separatist forces despite a four-month truce.

Gunmen captured, killed by Burundi army in clashes in north: Governor

Burundi`s army has captured scores of gunmen and killed others in two days of clashes in the north, a regional governor said on Sunday, the latest flare-up of violence in a nation that emerged from civil war in 2005.

Two communities clash in Chhattisgarh, cop injured

Tension prevailed in Dhamtari city in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday after a clash broke out between two communities in which a senior police officer was injured.

Six killed in Burundi gun battle: Police

Six people including one police officer were killed in gun battles in the Burundian capital Wednesday, police said.

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, among them Qaeda suspects: Officials

Around 1,200 prisoners escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, among them al Qaeda suspects, officials and security sources said.

Syria rebel attack on Damascus kills 4: Monitor

A rebel mortar attack killed four civilians on Sunday in the Syrian capital as government forces battled Islamic State group jihadists in the northern city of Hasakeh, a monitor said.

Morocco students jailed for killing Islamist fellow in brawl

A Moroccan court has jailed nine leftist university students for killing an Islamist student in a brawl at the University of Fez last year, an official said Saturday.

Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital
Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital

A car bomb exploded Saturday near a mosque in the Old City of the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa, causing casualties, witnesses and security sources said.

Children raped, castrated, thrown into fires in South Sudan: UN

Warring forces in South Sudan have carried out horrific crimes against children, including castration, rape and tying them together before slitting their throats, the UN has said.

UN appeals for $1.6bn for war-ravaged Yemen

The United Nations on Friday appealed for $1.6 billion to help the 21 million people in need of aid in war-torn Yemen, warning of a "looming catastrophe".

At least 70 killed in Burundi violence: Rights group

At least 70 people have been killed, 500 wounded and over 1,000 jailed in weeks of political violence in Burundi, a rights groups has said.

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting intensifies in east: Ukraine military

Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 14 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting in separatist eastern territories despite a ceasefire, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday.

New Ukraine peace talks fail to halt escalating clashes

Ukraine on Tuesday reported the death of two soldiers as a fresh round of European-mediated talks with pro-Russian insurgents failed to break a deadlock over the future status of eastern separatist enclaves.

Deadly clashes precede new Ukraine peace talks

Ukraine on Tuesday reported the death of two soldiers in advance of European-mediated talks with pro-Russian insurgents aimed at breaking a deadlock over the future status of eastern separatist enclaves.

Tunisia policeman dead in new clashes with jihadists: Ministry

A Tunisian policeman was killed and four wounded Monday in clashes with jihadists on the border with Algeria, the interior ministry said, hours after another attack left three policemen dead.