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News Roundup 25 September – 1 October

Colombia expands investigation of gender violence in its armed conflict Yemen’s Houthi group sacks “cabinet” amid mass protests Extradited guerrilla chief submits to Colombia’s war crimes tribunal In the shadows of Sudan’s war, illegal detention sites surge Retired Colombian military officers confess to massacring innocent civilians A dozen soldiers killed after rebel attack in southwest …

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News Roundup 18 – 24 September

UN aid deliveries resume via rebel-held Syria border crossing Central African Republican ex-leader Bozize handed life sentence for conspiracy, rebellion Colombia announces cease-fire with a group that split off from the FARC rebels Philippines: Palace amnesty offer to rebels get House leaders’ support Analysis: Port Sudan fighting reflects tribal-army tensions Colombia armed groups calls off …

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News Roundup 4 – 10 September

East Africa leaders extend regional troop mandate in DR Congo Central Africa ex-rebel leader charged with crimes against humanity The rebel’s ride: how motorbike trafficking fuels conflict in West Africa Rivalry among Boko Haram factions compounds violence in northern Nigeria Colombia restarts peace talks with ex-FARC mafia, but violence persists Lebanon: Calls for armed groups …

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News Roundups 28 August – 3 September

Venezuela’s armed non-state actors bolster Maduro in election lead-up Colombia, armed faction agree to ceasefire, future peace talks 4,000 children associated with armed conflict in north-east Nigeria set free Mali: blockade in Timbuktu region – flash report no. 1 Syrian rebel group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham steps up anti-government operations Iran warns Iraq to disarm Kurdish …

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News Roundup 21 – 27 August

The secret to Colombia’s drop in deforestation? Armed groups Armed groups take over all schools in Ain Al Hilwel refugee camp Putin issues decree requiring armed groups to swear oath Attacks by jihadist groups in Niger intensify in climate of instability following coup Libya’s LNA launches operations against Chad rebels along border Charismatic leader is …

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News Roundup 7 – 13 August

Nigeria farmers under siege from armed groups Ethiopian military recovers major cities of Amhara from armed groups Kidnappings of children and women spiking at alarming rates in Haiti Continued military hostilities, sexual violence, attacks against citizens pushing Sudan into ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian crisis, speakers warn Security Council Former Niger rebel launches anti-coup movement as impasse continues …

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News Roundup 24 – 30 July

Rights group says Mali army, foreign fighters executed civilians A war victim’s search for peace, reconciliation in Colombia Kurdish groups: Turkish strikes in Syria, Iraq kill eight fighters Niger’s black market threatened by the end of petrol subsidies in Nigeria Myanmar resistance groups declare first anti-junta state council DRC: 14 NGOs accuse M23 rebels of …

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