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News Roundup – 19 January 2015

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali base attack UN condemns Boko Haram attacks, urges African nations to act CAR rebels want $5M bounty for arrest of Lord’s Resistance Army commander Surrendered LRA officer says he didn’t want to die in bush U.N. peacekeepers arrest Central African Republic militia leader UN mission chief voices ‘full solidarity’ as …

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News Roundup – 24-25 November 2014

Colombia development projects by military ‘increase violence against civilians’ Ugandan Rebels Kill at Least 100 in Neighboring DRC Rare access to the hunt for African warlord Joseph Kony Second air strike hits airport in Libya’s capital Sudan launches investigation into claims of ‘mass rape’ in Darfur village Al-Shabab massacres 28 Kenyan bus passengers and Kenya …

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News Roundup – 12 November 2014

Statement to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in Libya, pursuant to UNSCR 1970 (2011), Mrs Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Violent Attacks Against MSF Threaten the Supply of Humanitarian Assistance in CAR Bemba ‘guilty of troops’ barbarity’, ICC hears as trial nears end Russian Troops Crossing Into Ukraine, NATO …

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News Roundup – 27 October 2014

U.S. judge gives ex-Colombian rebel 27 years prison for taking hostages FARC to recognize military victims of war crimes Blast injures three U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali Human Rights Watch report: ‘Those Terrible Weeks in Their Camp’: Boko Haram Violence against Women and Girls in Northeast Nigeria Dozens said to be killed in fresh CAR …

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News Roundup – 22 October 2014

British drone operators could be breaking international law, says former GCHQ chief.  New report: Security impact of drones: challenges and opportunities for the UK.  Yemen’s Southerners see hope in Houthis rise.  ISIS claims that it has US airdrop of weapons.  New freedoms in Tunisia drive support for ISIS.  Iraq divided: the fight against ISIL.  My …

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News Roundup – 17 October 2014

Authorities deny ELN presence around Medellin in spite of video showing exact opposite No justice, no peace for northern Mali At least six killed in northern Mali ahead of peace talks Nigeria and Boko Haram ‘agree ceasefire and girls’ release’ Rebels kill 30 people in East Congo, official says Report of the United Nations Joint …

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News Roundup – 14-16 October 2014

Did Israel’s ‘Hannibal directive’ lead to a war crime in Gaza? Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish rebels, complicating fight against Islamic State Chatham House video of Brahimi discussing Syria’s Conflict and the Impact on Its Neighbours: The Long View US airstrikes said to have killed hundreds of IS fighters On outskirts of Baghdad, Islamic State’s advances …

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News Roundup – 13 October 2014

Colombia says FARC rebel chief traveled twice to Cuba for peace talk “The Mission: A last defense against genocide”, an interesting long-read about the CAR fight between Seleka and Anti-Balaka UN: Nine killed in suspected Ugandan rebel attack in DR Congo DRC civilians face ADF rebel threat South Sudanese rebels kill Ugandan soldiers in Upper …

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News Roundup – 11-12 August 2014

Human Rights Watch: Egypt’s Rab’a Killings Likely Crimes against Humanity 200 killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s Borno, according to MP Russian aid convoy ‘will not be admitted into Ukraine’ ICRC calls for clarity on Russian aid convoy Thousands flee eastern Ukraine due to ‘critical’ situation in Luhansk Talks on Ending Gaza War ‘Difficult’, but …

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News Roundup – 26 May 2014

Mexico’s Zapatista rebel leader Subcomandante Marcos steps down Around 50 soldiers killed in recent fighting in Mali’s north Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 28 in three village attacks French fight Muslim rebels in C. African Republic Sinai rebel group denies death of ‘commander’ Menei in ambush Al Shabaab attacks Somali parliament, at least 10 dead Police …

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