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Security Exchange Newsletter | January

01 February 2021

The first edition of the InTouch Monthly for 2021 comes a year after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global public health emergency in response to the outbreak of coronavirus in China. At that time just over 200 people had died; one year later and the virus has claimed more than 2.2m lives across the world. We look at some of the areas where the virus is having the most significant impact, alongside other key issues such as the Afghan peace talks and the farm law protests in India.

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The Forgotten War

31 January 2019

Peace talks between Central African Republic’s government and rebels opened in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, last week. According to reports, little progress has been made at the summit, with rebel leaders demanding an amnesty for warlords, many of whom face UN sanctions for alleged human rights violations. The groups are also demanding the formation of a new unity government with guaranteed representation. Both conditions have been rejected by the government, leaving the negotiations at an impasse.

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