Twenty-four people have died—including two pregnant women with their unborn children—in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea’s lawless highlands, prompting the prime minister on Wednesday
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s narcotics crackdown has become a “systematic” campaign of abuses, Amnesty International alleged on Monday, urging the United Nations to launch a probe into thousands of killings.
Winding up an 11-week-long trial in an anti-terrorist court in Sale, near the capital Rabat, the defendants are to make their final statements before judges withdraw.
For many Britons, the soldiers who intervened in Northern Ireland 50 years ago this week are unsung heroes who tried to keep the peace in a region riven with sectarian tensions.
Officials say three suspected rebels and a 45-year-old woman have been killed during a gunbattle between government forces and anti-India rebels in the main city in disputed Kashmir.
The Indian army said Friday its soldiers exceeded their powers during an alleged "fake encounter" operation in Kashmir that killed three men, in a rare admission of wrongdoing in the flashpoint region.
An independent report published last week in redacted form said there was evidence that 39 unarmed Afghan prisoners and civilians were killed by 19 Australian soldiers.
The Philippine president has said he has no problem with being held responsible for the many killings under his anti-drugs crackdown, adding that he was ready to face charges that could land him in jail, though not charges of crimes against humanity.
Shots were fired Wednesday as young demonstrators set up barricades by the Lekki toll plaza in Lagos, where protesters had been fired upon Tuesday night, causing numerous injuries although officials said no deaths.