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Syrian troops besiege strategic rebel-held town

Syrian troops besiege strategic rebel-held town

May 20, BEIRUT (AP) — With the regime scoring gains on the battlefield, the U.S. and Russia could face an even tougher task persuading Assad and his opponents to attend talks on ending Syria’s 26-month-old conflict. Washington and Moscow hope to start talks with an international conference as early as next month, though no date […]

May 20, 2013 | By More
Nepal plane crash injures 21, people including 8 Japanese

Nepal plane crash injures 21, people including 8 Japanese

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Four of the injured were in critical condition, police officer Bhim Bahadur Chand said. The state-owned Nepal Airlines plane was carrying eight Japanese tourists. The others on board, including three crew members, are all Nepali. A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, […]

May 16, 2013 | By More