Hundreds of civilians free to leave Mosul
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate"
Syria's war: Aleppo's displaced angry at world leaders
While talks involving the government and Syrian opposition continue in Geneva, on the ground civilians continue to suffer. One week into the talks, the possibility of a resolution remains uncertain.
'Assad cannot slaughter his way to legitimacy' - Obama
US President Barack Obama declares that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Iranian and Russian backers are solely responsible for the slaughter of civilians in Aleppo.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.
Into Aleppo's war zone with the White Helmet rescuers
Neighbourhoods in Syria's rebel-held territories continue to be targeted and destroyed by government forces, leaving many civilians killed or injured.
Colombia plane crash: Chapecoense fairytale ends in tragedy
Papers in Brazil focus on a tragic plane crash in Colombia which killed the large majority of a Brazilian football team.
UN dismisses South Sudan peacekeeping force chief
Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, has dismissed the commander of peacekeepers in South Sudan following an independent report, which said the mission has been 'chaotic and ineffective' in responding to attacks on civilians.
Civilian casualties in Syria offensive
Wounded civilians undergo hospital treatment as Syrian rebels fight to break a week-long siege on eastern Aleppo.