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News Roundup – 21 October 2014

October 21, 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 cache meant for the Kurds. 

UN Security Council extends EU mission in Central African Republic to March 2015. 

South Sudan at ‘crossroads’ as it seeks to combat sexual violence, says UN official. 

Ukraine: widespread use of cluster munitions. 

Eastern Ukraine conflict: summary killings, misrecorded and misreported. 

Karen women’s groups support reunification of ethnic armed forces. 


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