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Attackers kill 12 civilians in northeast DR Congo
24 Jul 2019
Twelve civilians, including two children, were killed during two attacks carried out by suspected members of the Islamist-rooted ADF militia group in northeast DR Congo.
Cameroon Anglophone crisis : near impunity for violence and abuses against civilians
8 Jun 2019
Cameroon Anglophone crisis: near impunity for violence and abuses against civilians
World War One as seen from the African perspective
10 Nov 2018
More than two million Africans, civilians and soldiers alike, were killed in World War One. In Europe and in Africa itself, thousands of Africans were forced into service for their colonial masters. The consequences are still in evidence today.
Suspected Russian jets kill at least 30 near Damascus
6 Jan 2018
At least 30 civilians killed when suspected Russian jets dropped bombs on residential area in besieged Eastern Ghouta.
Hundreds of civilians free to leave Mosul
25 Jun 2017
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate"
Syria's war: Aleppo's displaced angry at world leaders
2 Mar 2017
While talks involving the government and Syrian opposition continue in Geneva, on the ground civilians continue to suffer. One week into the talks, the possibility of a resolution remains uncertain.
Under fire in eastern Aleppo
18 Dec 2016
Amateur video purports to show residents fleeing rebel-held eastern Aleppo under fire, despite an agreed upon ceasefire.
'Assad cannot slaughter his way to legitimacy' - Obama
17 Dec 2016
US President Barack Obama declares that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Iranian and Russian backers are solely responsible for the slaughter of civilians in Aleppo.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
15 Dec 2016
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.
Facing a bitter victory in Aleppo
8 Dec 2016
Syrian army officials inspect the Old City of Aleppo after regaining full control of it.
Into Aleppo's war zone with the White Helmet rescuers
6 Dec 2016
Neighbourhoods in Syria's rebel-held territories continue to be targeted and destroyed by government forces, leaving many civilians killed or injured.
Colombia plane crash: Chapecoense fairytale ends in tragedy
30 Nov 2016
Papers in Brazil focus on a tragic plane crash in Colombia which killed the large majority of a Brazilian football team.