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Burmese civil society groups on Sunday urged ethnic peace negotiators to implement transitional justice as the country inches closer to a nationwide ceasefire agreement.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilize it.

Tunisia’s two main presidential candidates are expected to go head to head in a second round a run off following Sunday’s landmark election.

Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the European Court of Human Rights and subject to a new independent investigation, Amnesty International has said.

The National Assembly in South Sudan’s capital Juba has not gone for recess as earlier planned but instead remains on call to be briefed on the status of peace talks, according to members of the leadership of the ruling party caucus (SPLM-Juba).

Colombia's Farc rebels say they may cancel the release of a high-ranking general and other hostages because of heavy military presence in the area where they are being held.

In a statement, the rebels complained of massive troop deployments in the northern province of Choco.

The government suspended peace talks it had been holding with the rebels in Cuba after Gen Alzate was captured.

The rebels said they had been planning to free the hostages on Tuesday.

Gen Alzate was captured along with two soldiers on 16 November.

Cambodia's UN-backed court Monday adjourned the genocide trial of two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders until January 2015 after lawyers for one of the defendants continued to boycott proceedings.

Ethnic minority groups in Myanmar said on Thursday that peace talks with the government, one of the cornerstones of the country’s reform program, were in jeopardy after at least 23 rebel cadets were killed in an attack by the military.

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said she was weighing bringing war crimes charges against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist fighters, in an interview published on Thursday, November 20.

An average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since a 5 September ceasefire came into place, the UN human rights office says.

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