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Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Jun 17, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the crude explosive devices hit three areas of Aleppo, prompting the rebels to fire rockets into regime-held western parts of the city. Barrel bomb attacks and shelling on rebel-held areas of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo killed at least nine civilians Friday, the second […]

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Syria regime raids on Aleppo kill 16 civilians

Syria regime raids on Aleppo kill 16 civilians

Jun 05, – The crude, unguided explosive device hit the Qaterji neighbourhood, where an AFP photographer saw a street strewn with rubble as residents ran for safety and a rescuer rushed a bloodied child into an ambulance. Dozens of Syrian regime strikes on Aleppo killed at least 16 civilians on Sunday, a monitor said, and […]

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Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Jun 13, – Some 13,000 refugees have already crossed into Turkey in the last 10 days, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Hundreds more could be seen Saturday on the Syrian side of the Akcakale border crossing, waiting to cross into Turkey. Hundreds of Syrian refugees poured into a Turkish-Syrian border crossing Saturday, fleeing intense […]

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Syrian children attend school amid war

Syrian children attend school amid war

Oct 01, – It has been a year since they were last in school. The area has seen ongoing battles between opposition forces and troops loyal to President Bashar Assad, and like pretty much everything else in Madaya, the school was forced to shut down because of the violence. Clutching his books close to his […]

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PM Erdogan finally agrees to halt park project

PM Erdogan finally agrees to halt park project

June 15, AP – Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday agreed to halt plans to redevelop an Istanbul park at the centre of two weeks of mass anti-government unrest, in a move protesters welcomed as “positive”. It marked the first easing of tensions in the standoff, which has presented the Islamist-rooted government with […]

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Activists present list of demands in Turkey

Activists present list of demands in Turkey

June 5, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a move to defuse the tension, the deputy prime minister met with the group whose attempt to prevent authorities from ripping up trees in Istanbul’s landmark Taksim Square has snowballed into nationwide protests against what demonstrators see as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Activists on […]

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Athens Rally to support “Greece, Turkey, solidarity”

Athens Rally to support “Greece, Turkey, solidarity”

June 4, ATHENS, Greece (AP) Most people who joined Monday’s march were supporters of the Greek Communist Party, KKE, with many waving red party banners. Several hundred people from other protest groups took part in the rally from the Turkish Embassy to the capital’s main Syntagma Square. About 2,000 protesters chanting “Greece, Turkey, Solidarity” have […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

June 3, AP – In a televised speech on Sunday, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded to widespread discontent across Turkey – sparked by two days of violent clashes between police and demonstrators – by shifting blame to his political opponents for the unrest. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has shifted his tone during the third […]

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Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures

Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures

May 23, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition activists have staged numerous peaceful demonstrations since the May 5 general elections, which the National Front coalition won with a weakened parliamentary majority. The activists insist the coalition, which has governed since 1957, retained power through bogus ballots and other irregularities, though Prime Minister Najib Razak and […]

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Anti-government protesters ‘besiege’ Spanish parliament

Anti-government protesters ‘besiege’ Spanish parliament

April 26, AP – There were violent scenes close to the Spanish national parliament on Thursday, as unrest broke out at a demonstration by protesters calling for politicians to stand down. Police and protesters have clashed at an anti-government demo in the Spanish capital, Madrid, with bottles thrown and officers making baton charges. The government […]

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