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  1. News - World

    UN says at least 93,000 confirmed killed in Syrian conflict, real number likely far higher

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 05:04pm by AP

    ... GENEVA (AP) — UN says at least 93,000 confirmed killed in Syrian conflict, real number likely far higher. ...

  2. SYRIA

    Experts mull plans for Syrian war crimes tribunal

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... is already working to give the victims a voice through a special court. “This has never been done before,” said David Crane, who has led the project to draft a 30-page blueprint for a Syrian ... stops, everybody scrambles to try figure out what to do,” Crane said. “I thought ‘Well let’s be ready and have this on the shelf.’” Working with the Syrian opposition, non-governmental ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria peace talks in doubt over opposition rifts

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Geneva 2 talks to be held in November Syrian peace talks could be held on November 23, but not without “credible opposition” participation, top diplomats ... that the meeting would not be convened without a “credible opposition representing an important segment of the Syrian people” opposed to President Bashar al-Assad. A truck bomb meanwhile struck ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    International mission begins destroying Syrian chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 06:34pm by AFP

    ... by the Syrian government and start the process of destroying the weapons and production facilities. The team faces the massive task of destroying an estimated 1,000 tonnes of the nerve agent sarin, ... with Germany's Spiegel news magazine that his government made "mistakes" in the country's brutal civil conflict. "Personal mistakes by individuals happened. We all make mistakes. Even ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    US credits Syria’s Assad over chemical arms destruction

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus US Secretary of State John Kerry also thanks Russia for cooperation Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could take “credit” for swiftly moving to eliminate his regime’s chemical arms, top US diplomat John Kerry said on Monday, after UN experts began destroying Syria’s missile warheads and aerial bombs. The operation, performed by Syrian personnel ...

  6. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday named Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with the chemical wea ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    US and Russia to urge UN to set Syria peace talks in November

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 02:44pm by Reuters in Nusa Dua

    ... of Damascus, which prompted US threats of air strikes against the Syrian government. The elimination of the chemical weapons is expected to continue until at least mid-next year. More than 100,000 people have died in Syria’s conflict, which began in early 2011 with peaceful demonstrations seeking more democracy but deteriorated into a sectarian civil war. ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Airstrike kills 12 in Syria high school, says NGO

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 05:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says most killed were children under 18 An airstrike on a high school in a rebel-held city of northern Syria killed 12 people, most of them pupils, on Sunday, a monitoring group said. “The Syrian air force bombed a technical high school in the city of Raqa, killing 12 people, most of them children under 18, ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Chemical attack in Syria was a war crime, says UN leader Ban Ki-moon

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 10:30am by Reuters, AP, The Guardian

    ... month-old Syrian conflict. The findings represent the first official confirmation by scientific experts that chemical weapons were used in the conflict, but left the key question of who launched ... Agencies in New York and Istanbul UN leader says report confirms use of chemical weapons against civilians as Turkey shoots down Syrian helicopter in its airspace Chemical attack in Syria ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Inspectors arrive in Syria to oversee destruction of chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 10:44am by Reuters, AP

    ... on the United States. "There is no civil war in Syria, but it is a war against terror that recognises no values, nor justice, nor equality, and disregards any rights or laws," Syrian Foreign ...




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