Tag: humanrights

Syrian army kills 8 women in Daraa province

Syrian army kills 8 women in Daraa province

June 28, AP – Beirut: The Britain-based anti-regime Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the shelling overnight targeted the village of Karak, in eastern Daraa, and killed four women and four girls. Intense shelling by Syrian government troops on a village in the country’s south killed at least eight women and girls overnight as forces […]

June 28, 2013 | By More
Albania’s Socialists celebrate poll win

Albania’s Socialists celebrate poll win

June 26, TIRANA, Albania (AP) — With about 97 percent of the vote counted, the country’s election commission says the Socialists’ coalition has won around 53 percent, while the Democratic Party-led coalition of Prime Minister Sali Berisha had 36 percent, 12 percentage points less than four years ago. The last ballots are being counted in […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
US secretary Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

US secretary Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

June 25, AP – Kerry will spend several hours in the western city of Jeddah consulting with the leadership of the Kingdom, which has been outspoken in its opposition to embattled Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. US Secretary of State John Kerry headed Tuesday to Saudi Arabia in hopes of coordinating support for Syria’s rebels […]

June 25, 2013 | By More
Emir of Qatar hands over power to son: reports

Emir of Qatar hands over power to son: reports

June 24, Doha (AP) – Al Jazeera television, which is based in the Qatari capital Doha, reported on Monday that the emir (pictured above) had informed the members of his ruling family of his decision. The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, is to stand down and hand over power to his son, […]

June 24, 2013 | By More