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No solution for Aleppo without negotiations- United Nations

No solution for Aleppo without negotiations- United Nations

Top United Nations diplomats warned on Saturday that there could be no victory in the battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo without negotiations. “You can win a war but you can lose the peace,” said Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign affairs chief, at a conference on the Mediterranean region in Rome. As of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Charity airs moral outrage over Aleppo child deaths

Charity airs moral outrage over Aleppo child deaths

Save the Children has hit out at the moral outrage of the mounting deaths and suffering of children in the battleground Syrian city of Aleppo, in a statement released Wednesday. The charity said medics across northwest Syria were looking to fortify hospitals after a wave of attacks in rebel-held east Aleppo left facilities struggling to […]

November 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Oct 15, – Four global NGOs issued the joint plea “to establish a ceasefire of at least 72 hours in east Aleppo”, where an estimated 250,000 live under bombardment and are besieged by pro-government forces. Leading charities called Saturday for a ceasefire in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, ahead of a meeting of world […]

October 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

Sep 28, – Desperate residents describe horrific scenes in Syria’s largest city and onetime commercial center, with hospitals and underground shelters hit by indiscriminate airstrikes that the U.N. said may amount to a war crime. With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are […]

September 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria’s first responders- ‘Most dangerous job in the world’

Syria’s first responders- ‘Most dangerous job in the world’

Aug  20, – “We called out: ‘We are the Civil Defense, is anyone able to hear us?’” Fadlallah said of the rescue operation earlier this summer. “They were on the first floor, with four floors above them, but they were protected by the ceiling, which had collapsed at a slant.” It took Mahmoud Fadlallah and […]

August 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Apr 20, – “The situation is no longer manageable,” said International Organization for Migration worker Zoi Livaditou, who each morning takes stock of new groups of immigrants plucked from the Aegean Sea or arriving on the beach after risky night-time crossings. The Greek island of Lesbos is being flooded by a rising tide of people […]

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