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  1. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Japanese national held by Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:08pm

    ... responsibility for the capture or of any ransom demand. More than 170,000 people have been killed in Syria’s civil war, which pits overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim rebels against President Bashar al-Assad, ...

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    Syrian civil war foes meet face to face in UN mediator’s presence at Geneva summit

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 08:15pm by Reuters in Geneva

    ... Reuters in Geneva Syria’s civil war foes held their first meeting in the same room in the presence of international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi on Saturday after a day’s delay and fierce ... negotiations. “I think an immediate political solution is unrealistic, unfortunately,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told France 24 television. Syria’s civil war has made half of the population ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Evidence of ‘industrial-scale killing’ by Syria spurs call for war crimes charges

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 12:15pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Senior war crimes prosecutors say photographs and documents provide ‘clear evidence’ of systematic killing of 11,000 detainees Syrian government officials could face war crimes charges in the light of a huge cache of evidence smuggled out of the country showing the “systematic killing” of about 11,000 detainees, according to three eminent international ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    US has ‘indications’ Syrian forces used chlorine gas in attack on rebels

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:24am by Reuters in Washington

    ... to carry out war crimes in its slaughter of innocent men, women, and children.” US Senator John McCain Syrian opposition activists reported that helicopters dropped chlorine gas on Kfar Zeita ... rebels. “We shouldn’t forget the context of what the regime has been capable of in the past..” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki “The Assad regime continues to carry out war crimes in its ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Syria war crimes evidence implicates Assad: UN

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:52am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus United Nations human rights chief says Syrian president responsible for 'war crimes' Evidence has been uncovered in Syria that implicates President Bashar al-Assad and members of his inner circle in war crimes and crimes against humanity, a top UN official said on Monday. The allegations came as Syrian rebels, including jihadists, ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    UN chief decries murder of Dutch priest in Syria

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 11:32am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... the UN chief “demands that warring parties and their supporters ensure that civilians are protected, regardless of their religion, community or ethnic affiliation”. The motive for the priest’s ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Washington had prior knowledge of Syria torture report

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:36am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of evidence that the Assad regime has brutalised its people, including in prisons... that he has committed war crimes.”   ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Cameron, Putin discuss Syria amid new push to end war

    Posted May 10th 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... international push to find a way to end the two-year civil war. “The Syrian problem will be discussed,” Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding bilateral issues would also be on the agenda. Cameron ... a political transition and to bring this conflict to an end,” Cameron told the House of Commons on Wednesday. The war has cost an estimated 70,000 lives and displaced millions of people, including ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Syrian rebel town accepts ‘humiliating’ truce in exchange for food

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:09pm by AP

    ... three-year-old civil war. Rebels often fire mortars at Damascus neighbourhoods from the opposition strongholds, in explosions that have killed Syrian civilians and made life within the crowded capital dangerous and miserable. All of Syria’s warring parties use blockades on civilians affiliated with enemy groups to punish their rivals. The timing may be to bolster Assad’s position ahead ...

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    Kerry says Iran could help on the sidelines of Syrian peace talks

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:26pm by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem Tehran could help broker a peace deal in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday as he seeks to break a deadlock between the country's warring factions after two years of fighting US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday Iran could play a role on the sidelines of Syrian peace talks, the first sign he might accept some participation ...




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