Mahathir: Muslim leaders stripped of dignity, culpable for genocide of Palestinians
The former leader delivers a scathing attack on the recent Arab-Islamic summit's failure to come up with an action plan against Israel.
Sudan war death toll surges past 2,000 as fighting enters third month
Homes and markets have been burned to the ground, hospitals and aid facilities looted and more than 149,000 people sent fleeing into neighbouring Chad.
Gaza fighting enters fourth day amid hopes for truce
The worst cross-border escalation in months has seen Egypt lead truce efforts, with hopes raised that a ceasefire may be imminent after talks failed earlier this week.
Sudanese fleeing war find their homes occupied by fighters
Almost a month of heavy fighting has turned Khartoum into a war zone, with the city's five million residents enduring artillery barrages, gunfights, air strikes and anti-aircraft fire.
Myanmar military justifies deadly attack on insurgent ceremony
Up to 100 people, including children, were killed in the air strike in the Sagaing area in northwest Myanmar, according to media reports, making it the deadliest in a recent string of military air attacks.
Ukraine's prosecutor general says over 400 children killed in war to date
The UN has said at least 16,295 civilians have been killed since Russia's invasion, which Kyiv and Western leaders have denounced as an act of unprovoked aggression.
Russia begins evacuating civilians from Ukraine's Kherson
Kherson is one of four partially occupied Ukrainian provinces that Russia claims to have annexed in recent weeks, and arguably the most strategically important.
Troops move to quell unrest after deadly Sri Lanka clashes
Reprisals carried on late into the night and through the next day, with mobs setting alight dozens of homes belonging to ruling-party politicians around the country.
China calls Bucha civilian deaths ‘deeply disturbing’
Beijing has throughout refused to condemn Moscow's invasion as it treads a diplomatic tightrope between backing its close ally and maintaining ties with the West.
Bucha witness saw soldiers fire on man ‘going to supermarket’
Located 30km to the northwest of Kyiv's city centre, the town of Bucha was occupied by Russian forces on Feb 27 in the opening days of the war and remained under their control for a month.
Moscow accuses Ukraine of ‘staging’ new footage of dead civilians
The Russian defence ministry made the assertion after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded tough new sanctions over killings in the town of Bucha that have prompted international condemnation.
Myanmar ‘special command’ authorised lethal attacks on civilians, says report
The investigation will add to global pressure on the military to halt its crackdown on opponents and the use of air strikes and shelling in civilian areas.