Famine as a Weapon in South Sudan
Civil war has left South Sudan in shambles. Food is scarce and efforts by the United Nations to provide supplies are scarcely enough to feed an undernourished population. Villagers walk many miles for food, hoping to avoid soldiers who steal their food, including government troops.
Syria's Moualem says victory within reach
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem tells the UN General Assembly that his government is on the verge of victory in the country’s civil war.
Shadow of Nigeria’s Biafra war still looms large, 50 years on
On May 30, 1967, General Emeka Ojukwu declared Nigeria’s southeastern Biafra region an independent state, sparking what would become a bloody civil war that claimed more than one million lives. Fifty years on, many veterans from both sides of the conflict have taken their stories to the grave, but FRANCE 24 managed to meet with some who shared their memories of bravery, desertion and near-death experiences.
Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan
For the past four years, South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been torn apart by civil war. Two tribes are fighting each other, and their soldiers burn and steal any crops they come across. Famine is being used as a weapon of war.
South Sudan sinks deeper into civil war and famine
At the end of last year, the UN raised the alarm that South Sudan's civil war could spiral into genocide. A new report now says there has been a "massive increase" in human rights violations.
Families still grieving in South Sudan
More than 500 people were killed in just three days of fighting in the South Sudan capital Juba in July. That put an end to any hope of peace in a country that has been divided by civil war since December 2013.
Food insecurity in South Sudan
Aid organisations in South Sudan have sounded warnings about severe food shortages because of the civil war in rural areas. Government ministers say the fighting is only temporary.
South Sudan leaders 'profit' as country suffers during war
A new report has found top political and military officials in South Sudan have profited during the civil war, which has killed tens of thousands of people.
Syria War: Heavy fighting ahead of ceasefire
Battling sides in Syria's civil war are readying themselves for a US-Russia brokered ceasefire, but many doubt it will succeed. Just one day before fighting was due to stop, Syrian government air strikes targeted an aid organisation in Idlib.