News Roundup 12 October – 25 October

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Andrea Farrés Jiménez

Andrea Farrés Jiménez is a qualified Spanish lawyer specialized in international law with 3 years of involvement in the humanitarian and human rights field.

12 October – 18 October

  1. Yemen’s warring sides complete largest prisoner swap in 5 years
  2. Iraqi fighters ‘agree conditional ceasefire’ to halt US attacks
  3. Victims or villains? The volunteer fighters on Burkina Faso’s front line
  4. The obstacles to Sudan’s landmark peace deal
  5. UN urged to take action against Myanmar over civilian abuses
  6. Karabakh war leaves civilians shell-shocked and bitter
  7. Turkish-Backed Syrian Fighters Join Armenian-Azeri Conflict
  8. Continued violence strains Colombia peace process, Security Council hears
  9. An ‘airlift of hope’ in Yemen, UN envoy tells Security Council
  10. The impact of explosive weapons on children in Syria

19 October – 25 October

  1. UN salutes new Libya ceasefire agreement that points to ‘a better, safer, and more peaceful future’
  2. Libya: Military leaders resume UN-sponsored talks
  3. Warring Libya rivals sign truce but tough political talks ahead
  4. Step up action to achieve COVID-19 ceasefire, Guterres says in UN Day message
  5. Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Shortage of Specifics Complicates Search for Solutions
  6. Absence of US Diplomacy on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Risks a Wider War
  7. From conflict to a pandemic: Kashmir’s volunteer aid brigade
  8. Central African Republic: While many ‘people are hungry for trials’ some warlords still walk free
  9. Little progress on disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan
  10. Behind the global ceasefire call: 75 years of UN mediation, preventing conflict, promoting peace

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