At least 29 people were killed in two separate incidents in Burkina Faso’s troubled north on Sunday after a food convoy and a transport truck were attacked, the government said. One vehicle transporting people and goods “rode over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Barsalogho area” leaving at least[…]
At least five people have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir as a gun battle erupted between Indian soldiers and rebels in volatile Kulgam district in the region’s southern part. Dilbagh Singh, the state police chief, told Al Jazeera that the violence came after Indian security forces launched an operation against[…]
At least 42 Indian forces have been killed in a suicide attack in southern part of India-administered Kashmir, the worst such attack in two decades of Kashmir conflict. The suspected attacker, a local rebel, rammed his explosives-laden car into a bus carrying paramilitary troopers in Lethpora village near Awantipora along[…]
Separatist rebels in Indonesia’s far-east Papua province who killed a group of construction workers earlier this month have refused Indonesia’s demand to surrender. The jungle camp killings of at least 16 labourers last week were a marked escalation in decades of mostly sporadic skirmishes between poorly armed and disorganised fighters[…]
The United Nations says seven of its peacekeepers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a military operation with government forces against rebels in the country’s Ebola-hit northeast. Several DRC soldiers were also killed or wounded in Wednesday’s joint operation targeting Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the Beni region, North Kivu, according[…]
Russian air strikes killed 37 civilians in the Arbin area of the shrinking rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday. “Russian air strikes and incendiary weapons killed the civilians in a basement from burning or suffocation” late on Thursday before[…]
Thousands of Syrians are fleeing a government-led offensive on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus as President Bashar al-Assad vowed the fight would continue until the “embrace of terrorism” was eradicated. Syrian government forces have seized roughly one-quarter of the territory in recent days, the Syrian Observatory for Human[…]
At least two suspected rebels have been killed and three soldiers wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir after fighters stormed a paramilitary base, according to local officials. The attack began in the early hours of Tuesday when three fighters raided the highly-guarded Border Security Force (BSF) camp outside a regional airport in[…]
Syria’s main opposition group has called for face-to-face discussions with government representatives, as a new round of talks in Geneva begins one year after meetings in the Swiss city fell apart. “We ask for direct negotiations … It would save time and be proof of seriousness instead of negotiating in[…]
Rebels in Central African Republic killed at least 32 civilians after clashes with a rival armed group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, a sign of the fighters’ growing boldness amid limited state authority. Despite successful elections last year that were seen as a step toward reconciliation after years[…]
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