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    Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:04am on May 14, 2020

    Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate speech...

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    UNSC to discuss violence, coronavirus in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:52am on May 13, 2020

    The UN Security Council will hold a videoconference to discuss the escalation of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the effect of the coronavirus pandemic...

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    Syrian fighters upping attacks on civilians: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:59pm on May 08, 2020

    The UN on Friday accused the Islamic State group and others in Syria of exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to step up violence on civilians, describing...

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    Afghan peace process risks collapse as violence flares

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:28pm on April 29, 2020

    Two months after the US and the Taliban signed a deal Washington heralded as the way to end Afghanistan’s war, violence is spiralling out of...

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    RSF slams harassment of journalists in Bangladesh

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 10:28pm on April 27, 2020

    Reporters without Borders on Monday voiced serious concern over the increase in cases of civilian and police violence and judicial harassment of journalists trying to...

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    Dozens dead in fresh wave of Taliban violence in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kunduz, Afghanistan | Updated at 01:15am on April 21, 2020

    The Taliban have killed at least 23 Afghan troops and nine civilians, officials said Monday, as a fresh wave of violence grips Afghanistan despite a...

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    US commander meets Taliban leaders over ‘reduction in violence’

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:22pm on April 11, 2020

    The head of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan has met with Taliban leaders to discuss a reduction in violence in the war-weary country, officials...

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    Mali attack leaves 20 soldiers dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:26am on April 07, 2020

    Around 20 Malian soldiers were killed on Monday in an apparent jihadist attack, officials said, in the latest bout of violence to hit the war-torn...

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    Violence as Chile marks Pinera’s 2 years in power

    Agence-France-Presse .  Santiago | Updated at 11:22pm on March 12, 2020

    Students clashed with riot police in Chile’s capital Santiago during protests that marked the second anniversary of conservative president Sebastian Pinera taking office on Wednesday...

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    Pompeo urges Afghan parties to reduce violence

    Xinhua/ United News of Bangladesh . Washington | Updated at 11:14pm on March 06, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said Thursday the increasing violence in some parts of Afghanistan was unacceptable, urging warring parties to ‘stop posturing’ before...