Amnesty International accuses all sides in battle for Mosul of committing possible war crimes against civilians
"An admission of defeat" is how Iraq's PM greeted the news ISIL had destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul.
A new United Nations report claims a fresh wave of human rights violations in Central African Republic may amount to war crimes.
An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, has been arrested in Poland.
The anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau Nazi concentration camp in Germany is being marked.
Ramush Haradinaj was a guerilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. He has been released with immediate effect.
A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.
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.
Russia has said chemical gas which killed dozens in Syria leaked from a rebel facility, after it was bombed by Syrian planes.
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…
The White House said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was alarmed at reports of a suspected Syrian government chemical attack that has left dozens of people…
War crimes were committed by both sides in the battle for Aleppo, according the United Nations
Russia and China vetoes ensure proposed UN sanctions against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons fail to pass.
Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.
The Aleppo endgame is proving deadly for civilians trying to flee as Hezbollah and Iranian militias defy Russian efforts to shepherd people to safety.
The governments of Syria and Russia are presenting a very different picture of the crisis in Aleppo from that portrayed by the UN, as the battle for the city draws to a…
After three weeks of fighting, the Syrian army and allied forces are poised to restore full control over the war-torn city of Aleppo.
As the battle for Aleppo draws to a close, United Nations humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland says the Syrian and Russian governments must be held responsible for atrocities committed by militias loyal t
Ratko Mladic should be jailed for life, prosecutors told a UN court on Wednesday, as the Bosnian Serb general’s war crimes trial draws to a close in the Hague.
An attack on a United Nations aid convoy in Syria in which 20 people died could be considered a ‘war crime’ by the Security Council if the perpetrators are identified, the organisation…
A silent march was led by the veterans and family members of the victims of the siege in 1991.
A quarter of a century on, Croatia is commemorating one of the ugliest episodes of the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.
The International Criminal Court has said that US forces might face a full investigation into possible war crimes committed in Afghanistan
The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, did not mention Russia by name and said all sides in the conflict had violated international law.
Shia paramilitary groups and Iraqi government forces have carried out revenge attacks on Sunni Arabs suspected of supporting ISIL, that’s according to Amnesty…
In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday’s air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, accordin