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Maintaining relations with the police; gauging the viable

“Every caller at the Police Station is a potential Ally,” is the mantra that guides customer service at the Police Station. This...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC condemns attacks on civilians, peacekeepers in DRC

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday condemned the continued attacks on civilians in the town of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic...
Navy Base

Eastern Naval Base Receives Over 3,000 Civilians

Over 3,000 civilians, on Thursday, visited the Eastern Naval Base in Tema Newtown, as the Ghana Armed Forces marks its annual open day celebration. March...

UN redeploys more troops to protect South Sudanese civilians in troubled region

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Thursday it was rapidly redeploying about 150 peacekeepers to the volatile Unity region to boost...
Soldiers in Central African Republic

CAR: UN Unable to Effectively Safeguard Civilians in Basse-Kotto

A wave of brutal attacks in the Central African Republic, including the systematic rape and murder of civilians, highlights the urgent need for stronger...
Togo Protest

International CSOs Urged to Intervene In Togo’s Crisis

Mr Harrison Kofi Belley, a Governance Studies Lecturer, Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC) in Ho, has called on international Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to...

Northeast Nigeria now targets of attack

Dozens of people where killed yesterday when multiple suicide bombers detonated devises outside a camp sheltering displaced people in Borno State. Attacks on civilians...

Yemen: 25 civilians perish in Saudi-led airstrike

A total of 25 people were killed when a Saudi-led coalition warplane struck a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, Houthi-controlled state...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces ride on military vehicles on the southeast of Mosul, Iraq, August 14, 2016. (Reuters photo)

First Mosul then Raqqa: How Washington targets civilians

Yesterday, a monitoring group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently published another footage of the aftermath of the U.S.-led coalition’s strikes on the city. Videos...

UN appeals for an end to attacks on aid workers and civilians

The UN top relief official in South Sudan on Saturday called for immediate end to increasing attacks on both humanitarian workers and civilians. Eugene Owusu,...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Iraqi military blames IS for killing dozens of civilians in western Mosul

The Iraqi military on Sunday blamed the Islamic State (IS) militant group for the killing of dozens of civilians at a house in the...

Turkish forces kill, wound 8 civilians in NE Syria

At least eight civilians were either killed or wounded on Wednesday by Turkish forces in the northeastern province of Hasakah, state news agency SANA...

Iraqi forces retake eastern Mosul, fate of civilians in western side worrying

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared on Tuesday the eastern side of the city of Mosul was fully liberated after more than 100 days...

Evacuation Of Wounded Underway In Aleppo

Rescue groups said they have begun evacuating wounded residents from east Aleppo after being stalled for five hours amid reports of gunfire. The Syrian Red...

Ashanti: 5 Soldiers, 3 Civilians Apprehended

Five military officers from the Tema Navy Command and three civilians were arrested in the heat of yesterday’s presidential and parliamentary elections for various...
Myanmar rebels

3 armed groups jointly attack military, police outposts in Myanmar border town

A press release from the State Counselor's Office said Sunday afternoon that the armed groups involved the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Ta-ang National Liberation...
Aid trucks enter the rebel-held town of Douma, east of Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 13, 2016. The aid, delivered by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC), includes milk for kids, insulin, and other medicine for chronic diseases. (Xinhua/Ammar)

Syria: UN reports Aid conveys inability to touch civilians

Following a weekly humanitarian taskforce meeting, the Special Envoy's Office reported "it was regrettable that no UN inter-agency cross-line convoys were able to proceed...

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 27 civilians in Yemen

At least 27 civilians, mostly children and women, were killed on Saturday in three Yemeni provinces by airstrikes from a military coalition led by...

Syria: New Report Blames Gov’t For Chemical Attack

An international inquiry has blamed Syrian government forces for a third chemical weapons attack, according to a confidential report to the United Nations Security...

2 Cops, 4 Civilians Arrested On Car Theft

Two police officers of the Accra Police Regional Bravo SWAT Unit and four other civilians have been busted for their involvement in a...
Syrian refugees stand as they gather during the visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to al-Dalhamiyeh camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

UN appeals for aids as citizens die of hunger in warton Syria

Speaking to reporters in Geneva on Thursday, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said there "are plenty of civilians at the moment in...
AFP / Omar haj kadour Rebel fighters from the Jaish al-Fatah (or Army of Conquest) brigades fire artillery during clashes with Syrian pro-government forces near the village of Om al-Krameel, in Aleppo's southern countryside

Clashes raged further South of Aleppo

The extended pause in fighting for Aleppo comes as international condemnation mounted over deadly air strikes on a camp for displaced people in northern...

11,000 Nigerians Died In War Against Boko Haram

In its Armed Conflict Survey 2016, launched in London on Thursday, the IISS notes: “These successes led the government to state in December that...

Heavy fighting in Yemen ahead of ceasefire

Iran-backed rebels accelerated military operations near the cities of Marib, Taiz and Lahj to seize territory prior to the midnight ceasefire, and local residents...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Civilians endured more from Afghanistan conflict

The 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview indicates that some 8.1 million people need humanitarian assistance, but this figure is expected to increase to at least...
UN Security Council

UNSC wants protection of civilians amid south Sudan violence

The council, in a presidential statement, expressed particular concern at "credible reports of armed men in Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) uniforms entering the...
Ghana Armed Forces march during Ghana's 59 Independence Day celebration at the Independence Square in Accra, capital of Ghana, March 6, 2016. British colony Gold Coast declared her independence on March 6, 1957 and renamed herself Ghana. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghana Armed Forces Hold Annual Open Day

The event is aimed at getting the citizenry to have a better understanding of the Armed Forces towards improving the friendly ties between the...
Tunisia Clashes

55 Reported Dead In Southern Tunisia Clashes

A total of 36 insurgents and 12 members of the security forces were killed during the clashes in the city, which is located near...

Scores of people killed in CAR clashes

The clashes that started Friday were between a faction of former rebel coalition, Seleka, and local Christians. Jeseph Zoundeko, chief of...

UN raise concerns over new displacement in N. Darfur

On Monday, Rueda visited Tawilla, west of El Fasher, where more than 22,000 people, mostly women and children, have gathered in recent weeks next...