Mass grave with 70 bodies found in Syria

A mass grave with the remains of 70 people, who had been killed by the Islamic State (IS) militants at an earlier time, was uncovered Monday in the country`s eastern province of Deir al-Zour, the state news agency SANA reported.

Missing Mexico students not among 28 in mass grave

DNA results show that 28 bodies found in a mass grave in southern Mexico are not those of a group of missing students, the country's attorney general has said.

Mexico's missing students in mass graves? Hitmen admit killing 17

Two gang hitmen linked to police admitted to killing 17 of 43 students missing in southern Mexico, prosecutors said, amid fears the victims were among bodies found in a mass grave.

Eight bodies found in Mexico clandestine graves

At least eight bodies were found in clandestine graves discovered Saturday in the southern Mexican city of Iguala, Guerrero state government confirmed Sunday.

Mass grave found near Mexico town hit by violence

Mexican officials say they have found a clandestine grave holding an undetermined number of bodies outside a town where violence last weekend resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students.

31 bodies found in Mexico mass grave

The bodies of 31 people, some mutilated, have been exhumed from a mass grave in Veracruz, a stronghold of the Zetas, one of Mexico`s most bloodthirsty cartels, a military official said.

Irish church under fire over children`s mass grave

The Catholic Church in Ireland is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records for 796 young children believed to be buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage for the children of unwed mothers.

Exhumation of suspected mass grave begins in Serbia

Forensic experts began exhumation work today on a suspected mass grave in Serbia believed to contain remains of ethnic Albanians killed during the 1998-1999 Kosovo war, officials said.

Large mass grave discovered in Bosnia

Bosnian forensic experts discovered a mass grave which might hide the remains of more than 100 Muslim civilians killed at the start of the country`s 1990s war, an official has said.

17 bodies dumped in Mexico mass grave

Mexican authorities discovered at least 17 bodies dumped in an unmarked grave outside the western city of Guadalajara after arresting a suspected drug trafficker, a state prosecutor has said .

13 bodies in Central African Republic mass grave

Red Cross officials in Central African Republic say they`ve retrieved 13 bodies from a mass grave found in the capital last week.

Sri Lanka mass grave toll reaches 50

The UN Human Rights Council has passed two rights resolutions against Sri Lanka and a third one is expected in March.

Mass grave unearthed in Balochistan

A mass grave has been unearthed in Pakistan`s troubled Balochistan province, authorities said on Sunday.

New mass grave in Central Africa Republic

France`s defence minister says French intelligence services have reported the discovery of a new mass grave in Central African Republic.

Mass grave unearthed near Dimapur: Nagaland Police

Days after clashes between the Karbi and Naga militants led to killing of four Naga villagers, Nagaland Police Saturday said they have discovered a mass grave containing nine bodies - with gunshot wounds - near the state`s commercial hub Dimapur.

Twenty-one bodies found in Mali mass grave

Twenty-one bodies were found overnight yesterday in a mass grave near Bamako, believed to be the remains of soldiers close to Mali`s ousted president Amadou Toumani Toure, officials said.

Sri Lanka to probe mass grave with 150 skeletons

A Sri Lankan presidential commission will be appointed to investigate a mass grave where more than 150 skulls and bones, most likely of Marxist rebels killed decades ago, were found last year, a government spokesman said.

Sri Lankan commission to probe mass grave

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to appoint a special commission to investigate a mass grave found in Matale, a spokesman said Sunday.

Marxist party calls for Sri Lankan mass grave probe

The Marxist JVP has called for an investigation into a mass grave discovered in the central town of Matale in Sri Lanka, alleged to be of youth killed at the height of the country`s civil war.

‘Mass grave’ in SL town unearths human remains of over 60 people

Human remains in what appears to be a mass grave that was unearthed last month in of Matale could be "the site of a crime", forensic investigators have said.