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The British army provided training to Burmese armed forces personnel this month despite the Southeast Asian nation’s refusal to sign the UN Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) and fresh reports of rape of ethnic women by Burmese soldiers.

Peru’s ex-president will not be charged based on claims that he ordered the involuntary sterilization of thousands of women.

The UN mediator for Syrian peace talks, Lakhdar Brahimi, is to hold separate talks with rival delegations to assess their willingness to meet together.

Political leaders pledge to draw up constitution within a year as new parliament convenes.

Tunisia's national assembly approved the final articles of the country's new constitution on Thursday, three years after their uprising against autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali inspired a wave of Arab revolts.

A 54-year-old Rwandan man has been arrested this morning in The Netherlands in connection with the mass slaughter of Tutsis in a suburb of Rwanda’s capital Kigali and could be sent to back home anytime, according to Dutch ministry of justice.

Visegrad municipal officials on Thursday removed the word "genocide" from a memorial plaque erected for Bosniaks killed in that eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina town during the 1992-1995 war, which provoked outrage among representatives of associations gathering survivors and members of the families of those missing and killed.

Syria's government and main political opposition have traded bitter accusations on the first day of a major peace conference in Switzerland.

Members of Tunisia's Independent High Electoral Commission (ISIE) took the oath of office on Wednesday (January 15th).

Thousands of Islamist and secular Tunisians marked the third anniversary of autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali’s downfall on Tuesday, celebrating in the closest the Arab world has to a model transition to democracy.

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