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News Roundup – 8 May 2013

May 8, 2013

Syrian rebel leader Salim Idriss admits difficulty of unifying fighters.

Syrian rebels react coolly to Russian-US proposal for peace conference.

UN says 4 peacekeepers detained by armed men on patrol in area separating Syria and Israel.

Bodies pour in as Nigeria hunts for Islamists.

Sudan hopes that reports that Uganda has banned rebel groups holding meetings are true.

Global Witness: new investigation reveals high-level of military involvement in eastern Congo’s gold trade (see here for full report).

PKK set to begin withdrawal from Turkey.

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