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News Roundup – 18 August 2014

August 18, 2014

Hague court under Western pressure not to open Gaza war crimes inquiry. 

I watched the Rwandan genocide unfold, we’re making the same mistakes in Iraq. 

UK Iraq mission no longer strictly humanitarian. 

Iraq crisis: military claims control of Mosul dam. 

2 UN peacekeepers killed in Northern Mali; 7 wounded. 

Chad military rescues 85 Nigerians from Boko Haram. 

34 killed in CAR attacks. 

Seleka declares independent State in the North of CAR. 

Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy. 

No ceasefire agreed but Kiev’s objections to aid convoy dropped. 

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