A child soldier's escape from South Sudan's brutal civil war
Caught up in South Sudan's civil war, 10-year-old Peter fled when he heard gunshots. He was separated from his family and tried to make it on his own until a militia took him in and trained him to fight. South Sudan has one of the highest numbers of child soldiers in the world. Here is Peter's story.
50 years after: Nigerian Civil war resonates among statesmen
A series of activities to mark fifty years of the end of the Nigerian civil war continued in Lagos today. At the Never Again Conference, whether or not the lessons of the war were learned arose again.
Turkey’s operation in Libya: Targeting gas reserves
The Turkish parliament has decided to deploy troops to fight in Libya's civil war. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not only helping an ally in need — he is also helping himself.
Ivory Coast street militia leader sentenced to 20 years for role in civil war
Ivory Coast street militia leader sentenced to 20 years for role in a civil war
Displaced Syrian grows mushrooms to feed family
In a camp for the displaced in northern Syria, Nasrallah scatters mushroom spores into a bag of wet hay, hoping they will sprout and feed his family. After civil war erupted in Syria eight years ago, Nasrallah started growing the fungi in his home province of Hama. But earlier this year, increased regime bombardment on the Hama region forced his family to flee north towards the Turkish border.
'People in Lebanon want to live in dignity'
Ziad Saab was once a fighter in the Lebanese civil war. Today, he stands shoulder to shoulder with the demonstrators in Beirut. He says a new electoral law would help to overcome the divisions in Lebanese society.
Alan Kurdi's father hopes to join German rescue ship named after son
The image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, who drowned crossing the Mediterranean Sea fleeing the Syrian civil war, caused international outrage. Alan's father now hopes to join the German rescue boat named after his son.
Cut from a different cloth Somalia's young fashion designers
Somalia is a country that has been in the grip of a deadly civil war for nearly three decades. There is also the ever-present threat of attacks from radical Islamist groups. Despite all this, some young people are managing to find solace in the fashion industry.
Sri Lanka: Search for missing people
Ten years after the civil war, people are still searching for loved ones who disappeared during the conflict. Various commissions have been set up over the years to address the issue of the missing but many people are skeptical about them.