US House lawmakers vote to end US support in Yemen war
President Donald Trump is expected to veto the measure if the Senate approves it in the next few weeks. Yemen's civil war has sparked one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.
Video: Fighting for survival in war-torn Yemen
Since 2015, Yemen has been locked in a civil war in which Saudi Arabia – a supporter of Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi-- has led a Sunni coalition against Houthi rebels. Almost 10,000 civilians have died while those on the sidelines of the war face regular terror attacks, cholera contamination and the threat of famine.
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.
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.
Ivory Coast reaches deal to end mass mutiny
Crisis averted? Ivory Coast's government says it's found a compromise to end a revolt by members of its armed forces that took control of at least five cities.
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.
Ivory Coast refugees reluctant to return home
Refugees from the decade-long civil war in Ivory Coast are delaying their return home despite an appeal by President Alassane Ouattara to help rebuild the country.