Protests and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group have claimed the lives of 239 people.
Reasons behind Hachalu Hundessa's death are reportedly being investigated by local police authorities.
The UN chief urged all actors to refrain from violence and to engage in peaceful and meaningful dialogue for the benefit of Iraq and the Iraqi people, said a statement released by the UN.
Other embassies in Lebanon have issued similar warning statements to their nationals living in Lebanon after the country has seen massive protests against bad living economic conditions.
The suspension will remain until “effective establishment” of a Civilian-led Transitional Authority, the council said.
Widowed Afghan grandmother Janat Bibi has no adult males left in her family after the Taliban killed her son and two grandsons during an attack on their police base a few months ago.
A stunned crowd looks on as crates bearing macabre labels .
An obscure Islamist group in Pakistan has brought down a federal minister and dealt the government a stinging blow.
The Islamist leader whose group clashed violently with Pakistani security forces called off the sit-in protest Monday after the law minister resigned.
Spain is set impose direct rule in Catalonia on Friday, an unprecedented step that risks sparking unrest as secessionists call for independence.
About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk, fearing unrest, since Monday's takeover of the region by Iraqi forces
A spurt in attacks by Boko Haram Islamists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria and Cameroon.
Venezuela's National Assembly convened Saturday in defiance of a declaration by the new Constituent.
Congolese rebel warlord Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka, wanted for crimes against humanity including mass rape
Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and more than 3,500 injured, the United Nations said Monday.
Saudi police have killed a wanted "terrorist" in the Shiite-majority eastern district of Qatif.
Another 38 probable mass graves have been discovered in DR Congo in the country's troubled central region of Kasai, the United Nations said Wednesday.
A giant bulldozer digs a deep ditch among the bushes surrounding the University of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria
After two decades with no army, Haiti has announced plans to rebuild its military to handle disasters and smuggling
Venezuelan pro-government activists wielding sticks and pipes stormed onto the grounds of the opposition-held National Assembly Wednesday .