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News Roundup – 11-12 August 2014

August 12, 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 Truce Holds

Human Rights Watch on Widespread Impact of Power Plant Attack of 29 July

Yazidis at risk: UN urges rescue from IS jihadists

U.S. sending weapons directly to Kurdish forces, officials say

Pentagon Says Airstrikes Have Slowed but Not Stopped Sunni Militants

Syrian Kurdish fighters rescue stranded Yazidis

US drone attacks Iraq militant mortar position

Interactive guide of BBC on The rise of the Islamic State

Update of the NY Times’s The Iraq-ISIS Conflict in Maps, Photos and Video

Amnesty International report: Left in the dark: Failures of accountability for civilian casualties caused by international military operations in Afghanistan

Indian leader says Pakistan is waging ‘proxy war’

Meeting arranged to prepare for political dialogue with Myanmar armed groups

Ceasefire but no demining in Myanmar’s Kayah State

 

 

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