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US-Russia talks on verge of ending as Aleppo faces catastrophe

Washington, United States | AFP |  The United States warned Thursday that it is on the brink of ending talks with Russia over the assault on Aleppo, where the United Nations says a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding unlike any witnessed so far in Syria’s brutal five-year war. Air strikes pounded …

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Covering Syria through hunger and fear

Aleppo, Syria | AFP |  For Karam al-Masri, AFP’s reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State group, the death of his parents in an air strike, the siege of his hometown, …

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Moscow slams US, UK for ‘unacceptable’ UN statements on Syria

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of “barbarism” and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo. “We note the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the United …

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France’s Hollande on Syria tells UN: ‘Enough is enough’

United Nations, United States | AFP |  French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appealed for an end to the carnage in Syria, telling the United Nations: “Enough is enough”. “The Syrian tragedy will be seen by history as a disgrace for the international community if we do not end it …

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Russia says Syria situation ‘worsening’, blames US

Moscow, Russia | AFP | The situation in Syria is deteriorating, the Russian military said Saturday, blaming rebels for stepping up attacks and saying the United States would be responsible if the current ceasefire broke down. “The situation in Syria is worsening,” said Russian General Vladimir Savchenko in a briefing …

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Turkey offers US joint Syria operation — without the Kurds

Antalya, Turkey | AFP | Turkey is offering to “join forces” with Washington for a special operation inside Syria on condition it doesn’t include a Syrian Kurdish militia blacklisted by Ankara but seen as an ally by the US, the foreign minister said. Washington’s support of Kurdish fighters in Syria …

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BUILD AFRICA: Head of Finance and Administration

Closing Date : 2016-05-13 Duty Station : Aleppo, Syria Application : Apply for the job Aleppo, Syria – Build Africa looking for Organization: Build Africa Country: Uganda Closing date: 13 May 2016 The purpose of this position is to assist Build Africa Uganda s support services to include Finance, administration …

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Why Attack Syria?

By Robert Howse and Ruti Teitel Deal with Assad in international courts, not with military power As President Barack Obama made the case for military intervention by the United States in response to the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons, Americans and many others around the world were asking what …

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