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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrians forced to sell heirlooms just to survive

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Price of gold soars in Damascus as people lose their faith in the national currency and seek ways to protect their declining wealth Syrians forced to sell ... to stable prices and currency, Syrians have seen rampant inflation reduce their purchasing power by a third since the revolt against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad broke out in March last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1080986/syrians-forced-sell-heirlooms-just-survive
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... release" of the Fijians. The situation further highlighted the scale of the crisis in Syria facing the international community, which the UN yesterday described as the "biggest humanitarian ... officials said no fresh troops would be sent once the current batch returned from duty in October. The new crisis had prompted the Philippines to consider pulling out the troops earlier than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Jordan urges China to play a key role in Syria crisis

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 03:28pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing King Abdullah urges Beijing to play active role in peace process to maintain stability in region Jordan asks China to use influence Jordan's King Abdullah called on China to play an active role in resolving the conflict in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1312259/king-jordan-calls-china-role-syria-crisis
  4. News - China - SYRIA

    Syria at ‘critical moment’, China tells opposition chief

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China sees Syria crisis at a crossroads as international community expects fresh round of peace talks, foreign minister Wang Yi tells opposition leader ... countries’ domestic affairs and strongly opposes foreign military action over Syria, regularly calling for a “political solution” to the crisis. China has previously hosted both opposition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1485821/syria-critical-moment-china-tells-opposition-chief
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian war creates worst refugee crisis since Rwanda genocide, says UN

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 03:01pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations Syria has the worst refugee crisis since 1994 Rwandan genocide Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria’s war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said on Tuesday. A host of top officials called on the divided UN Security Council to take stronger action to deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284672/syrian-war-creates-worst-refugee-crisis-rwanda-genocide-says-un
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... Lebanon had become the country with the highest per capita concentration of refugees anywhere in the world in recent history, the UNHCR said. As a result, it was struggling to cope with a crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464345/syrian-refugee-flood-lebanon-population-45-million-tops-1-million
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian children suffering from ‘brutal’ health care methods, says charity

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... to escape harassment from the warring sides. "This humanitarian crisis has fast become a health crisis," Save the Children's regional director Roger Hearn said. "The desperate ... in 2010, before the war. In contrast, in the first week of 2014, 84 cases in children under five were recorded in northern Syria alone. The Syrian crisis began as largely peaceful protests against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446562/syrian-children-suffering-brutal-health-care-methods-says-charity
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's 'lost boy' not quiet the full picture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:47pm by GDN

    ... of a four-year-old Syrian boy apparently alone in the desert, separated from his family and clutching a tattered plastic bag of possessions, seemed to epitomise the refugee crisis caused by the civil war. ... was a little bit behind his family. "And of course everyone has connected with this idea that, you know that it is a lad on his own, but really this is about a children's crisis and innocent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431193/syrias-lost-boy-not-quiet-full-picture
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN finally backs resolution calling for aid convoys to be granted access across war-torn Syria

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... effectiveness. Syria's staunch ally Russia, with support from China, had blocked three previous resolutions aimed at pressuring the Damascus regime since the crisis began in March 2011, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433816/un-finally-backs-resolution-calling-aid-convoys-be-granted-access-across
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi apologises for lack of progress in Syria talks

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... of coming out of this horrible crisis they are in." Yesterday's final session of the second round of the talks was "as laborious as all the meetings we have had, but we agreed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1428715/mediator-lakhdar-brahimi-apologises-lack-progress-syria-talks

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