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Syrian govt to take part in Peace Talks

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The Syrian government announced it will take part in a second round of peace talks in Geneva next week, as a first batch of civilians prepared to leave besieged rebel-held areas in a battleground Syrian city under an evacuation deal struck…

Syria Peace Conference in January

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Syrian government and opposition negotiators will meet for the first time since start of the country’s 32-month-old war in Geneva from January 22, the UN announced. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the landmark conference “a mission…

UN Condemns Syrian Government for Violence

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(New York) - The U.N. General Assembly “strongly” condemned the Syrian government for its “indiscriminate” shelling and bombing of civilians and “widespread and systematic” human rights violations in a conflict that has dragged…
200,000 flee Aleppo as Syria battle rages: UN

200,000 flee Aleppo as Syria battle rages: UN

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Around 200,000 civilians have fled fighting in Syria’s most populous city Aleppo and many more were trapped, the UN said as a fierce government offensive against rebels entered a second day. The opposition Syrian National Council (SNC) has…
Situation in Syria 'highly precarious': Ban Ki Moon

Situation in Syria 'highly precarious': Ban Ki Moon

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(United Nations) - Secretary General United Nations, Ban Ki-moon has said the situation in Syria remains "highly precarious". The UN has reached a preliminary deal with the Syrian government on rules governing the deployment of observers to…