Seven months into the campaign to recapture Iraq's second-largest city, government forces say it is now in its final phase after opening a new front in the northwest of the city last week.
Millions of South Sudanese children suffering famine and war
“I invite the Taliban to join the peace caravan and stop the pointless, meaningless and unholy war”.
Defying warnings from the US and China, North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile.
The attack comes as Iraqi forces attempt to push back ISIL forces in the northern city of Mosul.
The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's atomic programme could have "catastrophic consequences"
The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.
By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand
The problems of military invention in Syria are massive. The
An explosion near a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo has killed or wounded dozens of people, according to pro-government media and pro-opposition activists.
Syrians living under siege for more than two years have begun to leave their homes under an evacuation deal.
UN says makeshift refugee camps on the border with Uganda are full to over flowing following a further spread in ethnic killings
Russia’s foreign minister has said that last week’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase plays “into the hands of extremists” and further threaten regional and global…
The recovery of the arms caches follow the end of the Basque separatist movement's violent campaign and promise to disarm.
The Basque separatist group ETA began the process of handing over its remaining weapons on Saturday.
There have been mixed reactions after ETA said it will give up all its weapons this Saturday.
With ETA having promised to disarm and the decision receiving support from the Basque parliament, Spain may be about to see an end to 50 years of domestic terrorism.
Friday morning’s missile strike was the toughest direct US action yet in Syria’s civil war, raising the risk of confrontation with Russia and Iran, the Assad regime’s two main military…
The Basque separatist group ETA issues a statement claiming it is now 'a disarmed organization'.
There are more strong denials from the Syrian government amid worldwide condemnation of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including children.
Russia has said chemical weapons that killed as many as 100 people in the town of Idlib leaked from a rebel weapons facility after it was bombed by the Syrian air…
Colombia’s military has killed ten members of the country’s second biggest rebel group, including a number of women.
Thousands of Russian speakers fight for ISIL in Syria
Evidence has emerged the so-called Islamic State is using civilians as human shields in its combat to retain control of Mosul.
Amnesty International says US-led coalition against ISIL could be at fault for failing to limit civilian deaths in Mosul offensive.
Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.
Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.