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Syria’s Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts

Syria’s Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts

Sep 22, – Key players in the Syrian peace process were to meet in New York later Thursday, with the clock ticking down as the UN warned undelivered aid for desperate civilians in Aleppo would expire in four days. Huge blazes erupted in Syria’s Aleppo as the city was rocked by fighting and air strikes […]

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Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

May 19, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The fierce opposition highlights how tenuous women’s rights remain a dozen years after the ouster of the hard-line Taliban regime, whose strict interpretation of Islam once kept Afghan women virtual prisoners in their homes. Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women’s […]

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