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    Lafarge charged with complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 06:25pm on June 28, 2018

    French cement giant Lafarge was charged Thursday with complicity in crimes against humanity and financing a terrorist group for paying millions to...

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    Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33pm on June 19, 2018

    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...

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    920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the United Nations...

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    Iran in a tight corner 

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    THE last one month has been very rough for Iran. It is suddenly finding itself in a very tight corner....

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    UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:33pm on June 11, 2018

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for an investigation of air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets in...

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    Why Venezuela and Syria cannot fall

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    DESPITE tremendous hardship which the Venezuelan people are having to face, despite the sanctions and intimidation from abroad, president Nicolás Maduro has won a second...

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    Air strikes kill 38 in Syria’s Idlib

    Reuters | Updated at 01:41pm on June 08, 2018

    Air strikes on a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province have killed at least 38 people overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said...

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    Russia not planning to withdraw from Syria yet: Putin

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 09:49pm on June 07, 2018

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was not planning to withdraw its forces from Syria for now, and would keep them there for...

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    US warns Syria of firm action over southern offensive

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:14am on May 27, 2018

    The US has warned Damascus it will take ‘firm’ action if the regime of Bashar al-Assad violates a ceasefire deal, after Syrian aircraft dropped leaflets...

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    ‘Survival’ would be name of my film on refugees: Priyanka

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:30pm on May 25, 2018

    Internationally acclaimed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra said her real-life experiences that she gathered in the past one year while working with Syrian refugees in Jordan...