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Syrian Government forces have retaken some 75% of Eastern Aleppo from rebels in recent weeks.
Syrian Government forces have retaken some 75% of Eastern Aleppo from rebels in recent weeks.

UN pushes for immediate end to all sieges in Syria

Saturday 10 December 2016 09:21

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution demanding an immediate and complete end to all attacks on civilians as well as the immediate end to all sieges in Syria.

UN pushes for immediate end to all sieges in Syria

Saturday 10 December 2016 09:21

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution demanding an immediate and complete end to all attacks on civilians as well as the immediate end to all sieges in Syria.

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US allies caution Trump on Syria strategy

Saturday 10 December 2016 07:35

Key US allies in Europe are quietly expressing concern over President-elect Donald Trump's approach to Syria.

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Islamic State seizes more ground near Syria's Palmyra

Friday 9 December 2016 17:21

Islamic State seized more territory from Syrian government forces near the ancient city of Palmyra on Friday.

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S.Korea fin min calls emergency meeting after Park impeached -ministry

Friday 9 December 2016 09:55

South Korea's finance minister YooIl-ho called an emergency meeting later on Friday to discuss the impact of the parliament's vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

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UN to vote on draft resolution to end fighting in Syria

Friday 9 December 2016 05:57

The General Assembly will later on Friday vote on a draft resolution that would demand an end to fighting in Syria.

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ICC to discuss South Africa's failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

Thursday 8 December 2016 21:16

ICC judges asked South Africa on Thursday to send representatives to a hearing next year to determine whether it had breached its obligation to arrest President Omar Al Bashir.

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Major 7.7-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands, tsunami threat

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:59

A major 7.7-magnitude quake struck Friday off the Solomon Islands, raising the threat of "widespread, hazardous" tsunami waves, officials said.

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Quake magnitude 6.5 reported off coast of Northern California

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:18

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 was reported off the coast of Northern California on Thursday but there were no immediate reports of damage in the nearest town, officials said.

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South Korea parliament introduces bill to impeach Park

Thursday 8 December 2016 13:38

South Korea's parliament introduced a bill on Thursday to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

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Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, investigators seek answers

Thursday 8 December 2016 06:45

Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years.

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