A Ukrainian serviceman walks on the frontline not far from the eastern Ukrainian city of Debaltseve, Donetsk oblast on Aug. 25, 2014.
Survivors have told how Islamic State militants are committing ethnic cleansing on a "historic scale" and threatened to wipe Iraq's ancient minorities off the map forever, according to a new report from Amnesty International.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.
Paris: Manchester United swooped from nowhere on Monday to make striker Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the last day of Europe's record-breaking summer transfer window.
COMMISSIONS of inquiry don't have the most illustrious history in South Africa, let's be honest. The Margo and Harms inquiries into the Helderberg plane crash and 1980s political violence hardly inspired much confidence in the process.
African leaders meet in Kenya today to discuss ways of boosting domestic efforts and international support to combat insurgencies that have killed thousands of people across the continent this year.