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Turkey and Russia search for Syria cease-fire formula

Turkey and Russia search for Syria cease-fire formula

Turkish and Russian officials on Thursday held talks on the deteriorating conditions in eastern Aleppo but gave no indication they were close to a cease-fire as Syrian government forces pushed on with their assault on the beleaguered, rebel-held enclave. Turkey and Russia, who are backing opposing sides in the Syrian conflict, only said they agreed […]

December 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

May 07, – Gaza’s Islamic Hamas rulers are accusing the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority of imposing taxes on fuel for Gaza’s lone power plant, worsening the crisis and raising the daily blackout to 18 hours. The authority rejects Hamas’ accusations and says the militant group has prevented it from working in Gaza. Three Palestinian children […]

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UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

Mar 16, – Two 17-year-old boys from northwest London and a man aged 19 were detained by authorities in Turkey on Friday and were deported to Britain on Saturday, where they were promptly arrested by counter-terrorism officers. Three British teenagers suspected of trying to travel to Syria were released on bail after being questioned for […]

March 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Sep 22, –  The attack by al-Qaida-linked militants at an upscale mall in Nairobi killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, Kenya’s interior Cabinet secretary said Sunday. Multiple barrages of gunfire erupted Sunday morning from inside the building where there is a hostage standoff with Islamic extremists nearly 24 hours after they attacked using […]

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