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Kerry Says Hopes for Progress on Syria Ceasefire in Geneva Talks

Kerry Says Hopes for Progress on Syria Ceasefire in Geneva Talks

GENEVA – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he hoped to make progress in talks in Geneva over the next two days toward renewing a cessation of hostilities agreement throughout Syria and resuming peace talks to end

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Russia begins withdrawal from Syria

Russia begins withdrawal from Syria

Russia’s defence ministry announced on Tuesday that the first of its aircraft had departed Syria following the suprise pull-out order from President Vladimir Putin. The statement came a day after Putin announced the withdrawal of most Russian forces from Syria,

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Syrian offensive blamed for putting peace talks at risk

Syrian offensive blamed for putting peace talks at risk

Opposition sounds warning as military advance opens way for Assad government forces to recapture country’s largest city. Syria’s main opposition bloc has given warning that attacks by government forces in Aleppo province could stand in the way of the peace

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U.N Announces Start Of Syria Peace Talks As Government Troops Advance

U.N Announces Start Of Syria Peace Talks As Government Troops Advance

By Tom Miles, John Irish, Tom Perry and Arshad Mohammed GENEVA/BEIRUT/ROME – The United Nations announced the formal start of peace talks for Syria on Monday and urged world powers to push for a ceasefire even as government forces, backed

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Syrian Opposition Meets U.N Envoy, demands Action on Humanitarian Issues

Syrian Opposition Meets U.N Envoy, demands Action on Humanitarian Issues

GENEVA – A Saudi-backed Syrian opposition delegation met the U.N.’s special envoy Staffan de Mistura for the first time on Sunday demanding efforts to improve humanitarian conditions on the ground or they would shun political negotiations. “We only came to

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Syria Peace talks Derailed As Opposition Stays Away

Syria Peace talks Derailed As Opposition Stays Away

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi, John Davison and Stephanie Nebehay AMMAN/BEIRUT/GENEVA – The Syrian opposition said it will not attend peace talks due to begin in Geneva on Friday, derailing the first attempt in two years to hold negotiations aimed at ending

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WHO says Zika Virus Spreads Explosively,4 Million Cases Forecast

WHO says Zika Virus Spreads Explosively,4 Million Cases Forecast

By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA – The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is “spreading explosively” and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health

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STATELESS CHILDREN DOOMED TO LIFE OF DISCRIMINATION AND DESPAIR

STATELESS CHILDREN DOOMED TO LIFE OF DISCRIMINATION AND DESPAIR

GENEVA—The U.N. refugee agency said a global 10-year campaign launched one year ago to end statelessness is making progress, but not enough.  An estimated 10 million people have fallen through the cracks and are not considered citizens of any country. 

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UN rights body adopts resolution seeking protection of Rohingyas

UN rights body adopts resolution seeking protection of Rohingyas

Geneva (IINA) – The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling on the Myanmar government to protect the rights of all people in its territory including Rohingya Muslims. The council also urged the government to take all necessary

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