In an unprecedented gesture at the Vatican, Pope Francis knelt down to kiss the feet of the warrior leaders of South Sudan, urging them to end the civil war.
After days of shelling and bombing in Syria’s Idlib province, Bashar al-Assad’s forces are amassing on the frontlines of the conflict– and time is running out for civilians to leave the area.
Dozens of victims of Spain's dictator General Franco have had their remains exhumed from a mass grave near Valencia
Iran's military intervention on behalf of Bashar Al-Assad’s embattled regime, accused of multiple war crimes against its own population, is illegal.
A series of reforms has gone before parliament in Madrid to make groups honouring the former dictator illegal, and aid his victims.
South Sudan's warring factions have signed a peace deal its hoped can end conflict that has cost thousands of lives and displaced millions of people
Spain's new Socialist government is counting on parliamentary support to pass a law which would transfer Franco's grave.
The upsurge in violence in the world's youngest state comes ahead of planned peace talks and amid desperate humanitarian conditions
Turkey's President has slammed student anti-war protesters in Ankara, branding them “communist, traitor youth” for hijacking a student stand honouring Turkish soldiers in Syria.
In spring 2013, Syria’s government lost the city of Raqqa to rebel militants. Raqqa was also home to the Khatib family, who offered shelter to international journalists at their house as the conflict escalated. But one day, two of them disappeared, and the Khatibs realised their time was nearly up.
Syrian opposition Civil Defense known as While Helmets released footage showing widespread destruction in Douma, eastern Ghouta, caused by ongoing fighting between the Syrian army and the rebels.
Akram Abu al-Fawz, from eastern Ghouta, has exhibited internationally and attracted followers worldwide with his unusual art, which he shares on Facebook.
As the conflict in CAR continues, aid workers struggle to provide healthcare to mothers and newborn babies.
A war monitoring group says 20 children are among the dead.
The Turkish military said two soldiers on board the aircraft died when it crashed during an offensive on Syrian Kurdish militias.
Amid fresh violence in Yemen, Russia calls for dialogue to resolve what the UN says is currently 'the worst man-made humanitarian crisis'.
More than 200 trapped Syrian troops are freed after a government offensive near Damascus
The ex-Bosnian Serb general was on trial, accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica.
Syrian President Assad shows grattitude for Russia, Iran
War, famine, now cholera: malnourished children aged under five are particularly vulnerable to the epidemic raging across Yemen.
Deal between rival leaders Fayez al-Sarraj and General Khalifa Haftar paves the way for elections early next year
The brutal fight for Raqqa
The leader of a pro-Russian separatist group says he wants to carve a new state from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.
The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army said the city will enter a new era of peace and security
Aid workers are reporting higher levels of malnutrition as desperate families flee ISIL
The US says Syria has "heeded its warning" and has abandoned preparations for a new chemical attack