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Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced – UN

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced – UN

Aug 29, – The record figure is one million refugees more than a year ago, while a further 6.5 million are displaced within Syria, meaning that “almost half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives”, it said. Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring […]

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Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11, –  Russia to the United States, Iraq and Libya, inspectors from the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Opcw) have been slowly but surely destroying the world’s most dangerous chemical stockpiles. The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a body that has spent years trying to rid the world […]

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Syria crisis: ‘Deadly blast’ hits capital Damascus

Syria crisis: ‘Deadly blast’ hits capital Damascus

Sep 24, – Several people have been killed and wounded in an explosion in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syrian state TV reports. The state new agency Sana said a “terrorist bombing” attack had taken place in the Tadamon district in the south of the capital. Tadamon has been a battleground between rebel forces and the […]

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