News Roundup – 12 September 2012

U.S. ambassador to Libya killed in Benghazi attack Somali President Mohamud’s hotel targeted by bomber UN: Taliban raked in $400 million from diverse sources Afghanistan: Insurgents Attack Bagram Air Base

News Roundup – 10 September 2012

Colombia FARC peacetalks show promise despite differences. Haqqani network is considered most ruthless branch of Afghan insurgency. Iraqi vice president sentenced to death amid deadly wave of insurgent attacks. Syrian rebels say they freed 350 prisoners in Aleppo. Inside a secret Syrian rebel TV channel. Syria criticises France for supporting the rebels, as fears grow of Islamist …

News Roundup – 10 September 2012 Read More »

News Roundup – 7 September 2012

Talks ‘radically impossible’ with Mali’s jihadists. Mali rules out deployment of foreign troops in combat. China forces return of Kachin to Burma: HRW reports. Somalia: Al-Shabaab attacks African Union forces. Islamic radicalism hits ancient city of Mombasa. France sends funds to five Syrian civic groups in rebel held areas. US sends more spies, diplomats to …

News Roundup – 7 September 2012 Read More »

News roundup – 3 September

Human Rights Groups Fear Militarization in Guatemala ICC team in Mali to investigate potential war crimes Islamist rebels seize control of Douentza (Mali) Congo asks U.N. to sanction Rwanda officials for rebel support Government officials: Turkish troops killed in Kurdish rebel clashes in Sirnak U.S. Seems Set to Brand Pakistan Militant Group as ‘Terrorist’