Malaysia

News Roundup – 13 January 2014

International Crisis Group report: Mali: Reform or Relapse Mali and Mauritania ink deal on fight terror Mediators meet South Sudan rebel leader as fighting rages Human Rights Watch: Extremist Armed Opposition Groups Restricting Women’s Rights in Syria Syria rebel clashes leave nearly 500 dead, activists say Rebels, jihadists in fierce battle at Syria’s Saraqeb US …

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News Roundup – 16 August 2013

Tuareg rebel leader “optimistic” about negotiations with new Mali authorities led by Keita Nigeria military claims Boko Haram ‘No. 2 killed’ Numerical overview of crisis in Central African Republic Another Sulu attack on Sabah will be suicidal, says MNLF chief ‘Hamas, Gaza’s Armed Factions Struggle To Stay Out of Sinai Conflict’ New Saudi-supplied missiles boost …

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News Roundup – 22 March 2013

U.S. labels Mali rebel group Ansar al-Dine a terrorist organization Chad rebel group UFR to resume fighting Initial appearance Ntaganda at ICC will take place on Tuesday 26 March More rebels seek refuge in Rwanda after war crimes suspect’s surrender UN Mission in South Sudan: Activities of armed groups threaten civilians in South Sudan Aljazeera …

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News Roundup – 13 March 2013

UN: Serious escalation of retaliatory violence by Mali government troops How to tackle Mali’s crisis in the long term? Suspected Islamists raid Nigeria school, shoot teachers Central African rebels seize two towns, threaten new offensive, followed by Government Condemns Recent Rebel Attacks PKK releases eight Turkish hostages Save the Children report: Childhood under fire – …

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News Roundup – 8 March 2013

‘Congo close to a peace deal with M23 rebel faction’ A voice from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on International women’s day ICRC: Thousands Libyans need help following tribal clashes in Nafusa mountains Syrian Rebels Joined By Chechnya Islamic Militants In ‘Jihad’ Against Assad Syrian opposition leader: Red Cross can pick up 21 UN …

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News on Malaysia-Royal Sulu Army clashes and News Roundup – 7 March 2013

Situation in Sabah: 60 persons reportedly killed as Malaysia bombs armed Filipino group in Sabah. After Ban Ki-Moon called for an end to the violence, the Sultan Kiram’s camp declares unilateral ceasefire in Sabah, but Malaysia rejects Borneo ceasefire, demands surrender, following which the Malaysian PM declared Sabah east coast a special security area. Other …

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News Roundup – 21 September 2012

Assad warns armed groups and says he welcomes dialogue with the opposition. Libyan fighting in Syria symbolises fears. Battle inside Afghanistan’s most violent corner. Kenya jails Islamic insurgent for over  59 years. At least 15 killed in Mogadishu suicide bombing. Malaysian role vexes Thai conflict. Thailand: Law change could encourage more insurgents to give themselves …

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