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Switzerland is now fully involved in the Mindanao peace process as it chairs the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) that will deal with past atrocities committed by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Philippine government troops

Sectarian violence between Buddhists and minority Muslims has thrown up "an unfortunate and unexpected challenge" in Myanmar's transition to democracy, the nation's foreign minister said Tuesday, but denied the unrest has been fueled by racism.

Sources within the EU have told BIRN that it is unlikely that the high-profile new court will be established and running as planned in January 2015 because Kosovo has been stuck in political deadlock without a government since elections four months ago.

Minister Teori Zavascki, from the Federal Supreme Court (STF), ruled on Monday (Sep 29) the suspension of the proceedings against five military men charged with the death of former deputy Rubens Paiva during the period of military dictatorship in Brazil.

Public testimony ended Tuesday in Ivory Coast's truth commission, which was formed to probe nearly a decade of bloody political violence.

ISIS have destroyed the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, Conflict Antiquities has reported. News of the destruction surfaced as Armenia celebrated the 23rd anniversary of its independence on September 21.

ISIS have destroyed the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, Conflict Antiquities has reported. News of the destruction surfaced as Armenia celebrated the 23rd anniversary of its independence on September 21.

The DUP and Sinn Fein have pledged to take part in fresh talks to attempt to break the political deadlock.

The Serbian war crimes prosecution on Monday ordered a new examination of the site at the Centre May 13 police training centre in the Belgrade neighbourhood of Batajnica after receiving information that one more mass grave could be located there.

The conflict victims, who suffered at the hands of the state, have suggested that the Recommendation Committee include representatives from both the warring sides in the commissions of inquiry on truth and reconciliation and enforced disappearances.

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