# conflict - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
The money is part of a €520 million aid package from the EU to help Mali rebuild its country following a war with Islamist militants earlier this year.
# conflict - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.
# conflict - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The violence began with clashes at a protest site in northern Iraq after security forces moved in.
# conflict - Thursday 18 April, 2013
It is believed that three children are among the dead.
# conflict - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
A Save the Children report, Unspeakable Crimes Against Children, collates figures and testimonies from a range of countries affected by violence over the last 10 years.
# conflict - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
A global arms trade treaty could save some of the estimated 200,000 people killed every year as a result of armed conflict – but its success depends on the US President holding his nerve, writes Colm O’Gorman.
If President Obama can hold his nerve.
# conflict - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The car bombs were set off as the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq is marked.
# conflict - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Save the Children said that both sides of the conflict are using boys as soldiers and even human shields.
# conflict - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
Two years to the day since the conflict began, the UN says there’s a generation of children who have known only fighting.
# conflict - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
“This tragedy has to be stopped,” says UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. The refugees arrive “traumatised, without possessions and having lost members of their families”.
# conflict - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
Irish troops will go to Mali next month, where approximately 375,000 people have been displaced due to internal conflict. The immense humanitarian fallout of the situation must not be overlooked, writes Emilia Sorrentino.
In a separate development rebel forces have seized parts of Raqqa city, the capital of the northern province of Raqqa, in what could be a significant development.
# conflict - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
Yesterday Iran and six world powers met for talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.
# conflict - Friday 22 February, 2013
France sent in its troops in January to help the Malian army oust Islamist militants who last year captured the desert north of the country.
# conflict - Saturday 9 February, 2013
The attack on the parliament in 2001 almost sparked a war between India and Pakistan.
# conflict - Thursday 7 February, 2013
France is keen to hand over the military burden as its forces continue to come under attack from rebels.
# conflict - Monday 4 February, 2013
Millions of people are displaced as Syria experiences an extremely harsh winter
# conflict - Sunday 3 February, 2013
The development brings with it a glimmer of hope for the end of the bloody conflict.
# conflict - Thursday 31 January, 2013
Senior officers met with the Ulster People’s Forum over the protests which have been ongoing for almost two months.
Russia’s foreign ministry said it was “deeply concerned” by the Syrian claims and that it was taking “urgent measures” to clarify the situation.
# conflict - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
The U.N. chief also appealed for a major boost in international relief aid for Syria.
# conflict - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
French and Malian troops now control the historic town in which Islamist rebels are said to have destroyed thousands of ancient Muslim and Greek manuscripts.
# conflict - Monday 28 January, 2013
It is almost three weeks since French and Malian troops began a battle to wrest back the north of the country from Islamist rebels.
The move by French troops follows the seizure of the city’s airport.
# conflict - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
The UN has predicted that the number of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries will double to 1.1 million by June if the civil war in Syria does not end.
# conflict - Saturday 19 January, 2013
As tensions surge between France and its former colony Mali, this factfile gives the facts about the country and how the current situation arose.
# conflict - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
The issue in the North over flying the Union Jack requires quiet diplomacy, not grandstanding or lecturing. It’s in everyone’s interest that Dublin help broker a deal, writes Michael Anderson.
# conflict - Monday 14 January, 2013
A new report called Syria: A Regional Crisis says that rape is a “significant and disturbing feature of the Syrian civil war”.
# conflict - Thursday 10 January, 2013
An earlier attack saw 11 people lose their lives.
# conflict - Sunday 6 January, 2013
The Syrian President said he would soon give details of his plan which calls on foreign countries to stop funding the armed opposition.
Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.
# conflict - Friday 4 January, 2013
Over 160 people died in violence across the country yesterday, including 72 civilians.
# conflict - Thursday 3 January, 2013
The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.
# conflict - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The new figure comes from the United Nations’ “exhaustive analysis”.
# conflict - Saturday 29 December, 2012
In the midst of the conflict, death and hurt, some rare smiles and moments of joy are captured by some of the world’s bravest photographers.
# conflict - Thursday 27 December, 2012
A top Syria diplomat is consulting with Russia on the conflict, while UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is leading separate peace talks.
# conflict - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Emotional for different reasons – some tragic, others victorious – these images touched us during 2012.
# conflict - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
The furious protests in Belfast are born primarily of the hurt of abandonment, writes Michael Anderson.
# conflict - Monday 17 December, 2012
His comments came as the regime launched air strikes against a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus.
# conflict - Saturday 15 December, 2012
The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.