The UN report marks the first time in recent years that civilian deaths attributed to government forces and their allies exceeded those blamed on their enemies.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The decision has renewed the stark debate over who dies, and how, in U.S. military action abroad.
By Courtney Vinopal
The United States is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday, while ramping up support for Saudi's border defenses…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
When President Barack Obama was asked at a news conference about an increase in the number of people targeted in drone strikes against extremists in Libya, Syria, Somalia and elsewhere, he acknowledged civilian deaths.
By Associated Press
By Michael D. Regan
More than 3,500 noncombatants died in Afghanistan during 2015, and nearly 7,500 were injured, the highest number of civilian casualties recorded since 2009.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The U.S. military says American airstrikes likely killed two civilians near the Islamic State group's defacto capital of Raqqa, Syria, last July. That's on top of eight other civilian deaths the military acknowledged last week.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a UN report found that civilian deaths and injuries in Afghanistan rose by 22 percent last year. It also said more Afghans died in battles between the Taliban and government forces than from bombs, unlike…
By PBS NewsHour
Emergency workers rushed victims to the hospital after a series of explosions blasted a UN school compound in northern Gaza. The Palestinian Red Crescent and Hamas blamed Israeli tank fire, while Israel said Hamas rocket fire might be responsible. Meanwhile,…
In other news Monday, six NATO troops were killed after car bomb explosions across Afghanistan. Also, former Serb leader Radovan Karadzic blamed an Islamic plot for bloodshed in Bosnia when he took the stand in his war crimes trial at…
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