Weekday News Wrap: Monday, June 17, 2013
- The members of the G8 are meeting in Northern Ireland this week. The meeting takes place amidst revelations that US and UK intelligence agencies spied on their allies during G20 meetings in London in 2009.
- The latest round of climate change talks concluded in Bonn on Friday. Earth Negotiations Bulletin has a detailed summary here.
- The Armed Groups and International Law Blog has published its roundup of recent scholarship on issues relating to armed groups or non-international armed conflict.
- A car bomb detonated in a Damascus suburb, killing at least 20.
- Hassan Rouhani has unexpectedly won the Iranian presidential election in the first round.
- Julian Assange is confident that a deal will be reached between the UK and Ecuador to resolve his current situation.
- Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist who made a high-profile escape to the US Embassy in Beijing last year, has accused NYU of bowing to Chinese pressure to end his fellowship. NYU has denied the allegations.