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Sep 28, 2017
US set to slash refugee intake to historic low of 45,000, draws criticism from human rights groupsThe United States has announced to curtail the number of refugee it would accept in 2018 to 45,000, half of the cap in 2016
Jun 23, 2017
Syria crisis: China calls for political solution to speed refugees' returnChina's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
Mar 15, 2017
Syria: Suicide bomber rips apart Damascus court killing 25A suicide bomber on Wednesday attacked a courthouse in the centre of the Syrian capital, killing at least 25 people and wounding others, state media reported.
Dec 21, 2016
Syria: Japan faces ire for implying pregnant refugess are not welcomeA Japanese programme aimed at accepting a small number of refugees from war-torn Syria is under fire for implying that pregnant women are not welcome
Dec 21, 2016
Turkey murder of Russian ambassador has consequences for the world, including IndiaRussia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated by Mevlut Altintas in Ankara on the evening of 19 December.
May 19, 2016
Russian military still at large in Syria, says PentagonRussia's military strength in Syria has barely changed since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial withdrawal from the war-torn country in March.
Nov 17, 2014
US review of IS video confirms aid worker Peter Kassig's deathThe White House on Sunday confirmed the death of US aid worker Peter Kassig, a former soldier who tried to help wounded Syrians caught in a brutal civil war.
Sep 04, 2014
Criticised Indian force commander in Golan gets backing of UN peacekeeping headThe head of UN peacekeeping operations has commended General Iqbal Singh Singha, the Indian force commander of the UN mission in the Golan Heights, for his "strong leadership" and "good and sound judgement" during a hostage crisis in the area last week.
Aug 19, 2014
Anti-aircraft weapons in Syria could end up with extremists: reportArmed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists, says a new report.
Jun 19, 2014
From Syria to Libya: Why Obama relaxing his grip is bad newsThe country is gradually relinquishing and abdicating its leadership role. It is retreating into itself.