Human Rights Watch says it has evidence of widespread torture and other human rights violations by the Syrian government. It also accuses western governments of failing to take action against the crimes.
A human rights group has identified discrepancies in the Saudi-led coalition's in-house investigations into alleged war crimes. It comes as at least 26 civilians in Yemen were killed in a missile strike.
Syria's offensive to retake the last rebel stronghold of Idlib has been averted, for now. Nevertheless, many refugees still fear for their safety. DW's Julia Hahn reports from the Turkish border town of Reyhanli.
Clashes in the Somali region of Ethiopia led to the burning of churches, looting and rape. Police and PM Abiy Ahmed stepped in, calling the chaos shameful, and arresting a former regional president.
Attacks on hospitals by both the military and armed separatists have left medical professionals in Anglophone Cameroon concerned for their lives.
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