The UN refugee agency said on Friday that more than 26,000 people have fled to neighboring Uganda over uncertainty and fighting in South Sudan.
The special representative of the UN secretary-general for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Loj, strongly urged all parties to adhere to a ceasefire called by both President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar in South Sudan' s capital Juba.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar on Monday evening ordered ceasefire respectively after days of heavy fighting between their forces in the capital Juba.
South Sudan's Health Ministry has confirmed 271 people were killed in Friday's clashes between rival army factions outside the presidential palace in the capital Juba and there is renewed heavy fighting on Sunday.
Eighteen government soldiers and five militants were killed following a firefight in Southern Philippines on Saturday, military said on Sunday.
A total of 125 security personnel gave up fighting and joined Taliban militants after three days of fighting in Tirgaran volley of Wardoj district, Badakhshan province with Faizabad as its capital, district governor Dawlat Mohammad Khawar said Sunday. "After three days of fierce fighting between the government forces and Taliban rebels for the control of Tirgaran volley, 125 police personnel gave up fighting and joined the Taliban Saturday night," Khawar told Xinhua.
Australia's Victoria police will been granted new powers to ban criminal figures from Victoria's boxing and cage fighting industries.
The United Nations said Wednesday that the death toll in the fighting in Yemen over the past month topped 1,000 and aid agencies continue to face access constraints in the country.
Fierce fighting has occurred in Myanmar's Kokang region in northeastern Shan state on the first day of the country's water festival, the state-run Mirror reported Tuesday.
At least 19 people have been killed and dozens of others wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past day, underscoring the escalation of tension in the almost ten-month conflict, reports showed Thursday.
The United States and its allies conducted a total of 27 airstrikes against Islamic State ( IS) forces in Syria and Iraq within a 24-hour period, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.
Turkish aircraft shelled two villages populated with internally displaced people in northern Syria, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said
Donald Trump on Thursday escalated his criticism of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, suggesting he views DeSantis as a potential challenger in the 2024 Republican presidentia
A mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley, killing at least 149 people
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China calls on the international community to strive to seek common ground, create opportunities for cooperation, and play a responsible role in helping to ease tension
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Democrats will stay in control of the U.S. Senate next year after Democratic U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto won re-election in Nevada, Edison Research projected on
Ethiopia's Tigray region on Tuesday welcomed the first international aid delivery since a truce to end fighting, with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC