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Syria on Sunday strongly denied allegations that its forces killed scores of people — including women and children — in one of the deadliest days of the country’s uprising, but the U.N. Security Council after an emergency session...
Tags: Bashar Assad, Russia, Massacres, Activism, Murder
Associated PressGovernments around the world expelled Syrian ambassadors and diplomats Tuesday, an unusual, coordinated blow to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime following a gruesome massacre that the United Nations said involved close-range shootings of...
Associated PressU.N. envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday he has received the backing of both Syria and China for his plan for a negotiated end to the bloody Syrian conflict. Annan believes Syria’s acceptance of the peace plan is an important first step which now needs...
Tags: Istanbul (Turkey), Syria, Government, Russia, Turkey
It began 12 years ago as a grass-roots movement. Events were created to help educate the public in nonviolent ways of communicating and connecting. Most of the public had never heard of the practice of nonviolence, but as soon as Gandhi or Martin...
MOSCOW — The United States and Russia agreed Tuesday to try to bring together the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the opposition for peace talks, signaling a potential breakthrough in long-stalled diplomatic efforts to end a bloody...
BACKHOE-ATM ROBBERY Police: 3 tried to steal Md. ATM with backhoe POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Police in Montgomery County are looking for three people who they say tried to remove an ATM machine from a Potomac bank using a backhoe. Police say the thieves...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Dalai Lama will deliver a lecture to a sold-out crowd of 15,000 at the University of Maryland in College Park. The university says the Tibetan spiritual leader will speak Tuesday. He will deliver the annual Sadat...
World NowThe United Nations named veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi to the daunting task of trying to bring peace to war-torn Syria, with the French chairman of the Security Council conceding that the envoy was being sent on an "impossible mission."...
World NowResponding to international peace efforts, Syria said Thursday its forces would observe a cease-fire from Friday to Monday, the period of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha....
World NowBEIRUT -– Despite the beginning of a cease-fire Friday in observance of the Eid Al-Adha holiday, there have been reports of clashes in northern Syria and shelling in various parts of the country. Three people were killed in the Damascus suburb of...
World NowThe government of Syrian President Bashar Assad has agreed to a cease-fire for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said....
World NowLakhdar Brahimi, the new international envoy responsible for seeking peace in war-ravaged Syria, said he had given President Bashar Assad a pointed message: Reform alone won't resolve the crisis....
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