Weekly News Wrap: Monday, July 27, 2015

by Jessica Dorsey

Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world:

Africa

  • The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel gate and killing at least 13 people, a first responder and the rebel group said.
  • The European Union is ready to impose sanctions on Burundians failing to help end the Central African nation’s crisis, the EU’s foreign policy chief said on Thursday, following elections that Brussels and Washington say were not credible.

Middle East and Northern Africa

Asia

Europe

Americas

Oceania

UN/World

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One Response

  1. Turkey has declared war on ISIL in a major shift in policy. Authorities would argue that its decision to militarily engage the armed group is a natural response from a country under threat.”

    not really. They already stated that they would create a buffer zone. Their primary target are the Kurds, the best allies in the region. And the US accept it. 90ies all over again (they slaughtered the Kurds back then as well, while the US looked away).

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