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U.N.: U.S. drone strikes violate Pakistan sovereignty

CIA drone strikes on Pakistani targets violate Pakistan’s national sovereignty and have resulted in far more civilian casualties than the U.S. government has recognized, a special U.N. human rights envoy reported after a secret investigation in Pakistan this week.


Civilian deaths in war in Afghanistan drop for first time in 6 years

Civilian deaths in the war in Afghanistan dropped in 2012 for the first time in six years, a sign of lessening hostilities, but insurgents dramatically expanded their campaign of assassinating government supporters, the United Nations said Tuesday.


UN: Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit record high

Afghan War: Civilian Deaths

Last year was the deadliest on record for civilians in the Afghan war, with 3,021 killed as insurgents ratcheted up violence with suicide attacks and roadside bombs, the United Nations said Saturday....


Arab League criticizes allied airstrikes on Libya

The head of the Arab League has criticized international strikes on Libya, saying they caused civilian deaths.


Sri Lanka Safe Zone Attack: '1,000 Civilians Killed'

Doctor reports hundreds of bodies being brought to hospital as UN says feared bloodbath has now become reality.


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