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 – 21 October 2014

Violence kills a child every five minutes, most of them outside war zones, says UN.  How to train a Syrian rebel: inside Turkey’s training camps.  Syria: UN convoy crosses lines to reach children fleeing Kobane.  Community leaders, religious leaders must condemn ISIL atrocities, UN rights official (see here for press release). IS fighters seize weapons …

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News Roundup – 5 June 2014

Pakistani Taliban faction revokes peace pact.  Rising levels of violence in Syria resulting in growing humanitarian needs.  Maiduguri ‘preachers’ kill dozens.  Boko Haram killed hundreds in north-east Nigeria, witnesses say.  Mali sends peace envoy to Mauritania to talks with armed groups.  HRW calls on government authorities and international peacekeepers to let Muslims seek safety. South …

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