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Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

TORONTO A Canadian-run health care centre in Aleppo, Syria that was hit by an air strike on Friday had been evacuated in the wake of another bombing at a hospital earlier this week, a spokesman for the non-profit group that operated it said. "After the hospital bombing three days ago, they've evacuated all the medical centres," said Avi D'Souza, media co-ordinator for UOSSM-Canada, which operates the Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre #India #Syria #Middle East #Argentina #crisis
Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

TORONTO A Canadian-run health care centre in Aleppo, Syria that was hit by an air strike on Friday had been evacuated in the wake of another bombing at a hospital earlier this week, a spokesman for the non-profit group that operated it said. "After the hospital bombing three days ago, they've evacuated all the medical centres," said Avi D'Souza, media co-ordinator for UOSSM-Canada, which operates the Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre. "There wasn't anybody there at the time - thank God." Global Affairs Canada, the country's foreign department, condemned the attacks in a statement #Economy #Business #Syria #Middle East #Africa #crisis
US, Russia 'agree freeze' in fighting along two Syrian fronts

Apr 29, 2016

US, Russia 'agree freeze' in fighting along two Syrian fronts

The US and Russia have agreed on a "freeze" in fighting along 2 major fronts in Syria, but not in war-ravaged Aleppo, the Syrian & Russian militaries said. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Aleppo #Syrian and Russian militaries
Syria: Air strike hits medical facility in Aleppo, kills one nurse

Apr 29, 2016

Syria: Air strike hits medical facility in Aleppo, kills one nurse

An air strike hit a clinic in a rebel-held district of Aleppo in Syria on Friday. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Aleppo #air strikes #islamic-state #Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

Apr 29, 2016

Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General condemned the bombing of a hospital in Aleppo and said attacks that target civilians are "inexcusable" violations of humanitarian law #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Ceasefire #Doctors Without Borders #Aleppo #air strikes #hospital attack
U.N. chief urges Russia, U.S. to help stop Syria fighting | Reuters

Apr 29, 2016

U.N. chief urges Russia, U.S. to help stop Syria fighting | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged Russia and the United States to exert pressure on Syria's warring parties to stop fighting and ensure a credible investigation of air strikes that destroyed an Aleppo hospital. "Instead of bombing civilian areas, all Syrian parties must renew their focus on a political process," Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by G Crosse) #United States #Syria #Islam #France #Iran #Turkey #Jordan
Air strikes on Aleppo hospital kill doctors and children | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

Air strikes on Aleppo hospital kill doctors and children | Reuters

BEIRUT/GENEVA Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo including children and doctors, while the United Nations called on Moscow and Washington to salvage a "barely alive" ceasefire. #India #Syria #France #Europe #Turkey #Jordan #article
Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Apr 28, 2016

Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Russia said on Wednesday it has asked the UN Security Council to blacklist two powerful rebel groups in Syria that it considers "terrorist organizations" #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #peace talks #Syria conflict #Geneva talks #rebel groups
Ceasefire needs to be 'urgently revitalised' before second round of peace talks: UN's Syria envoy

Apr 28, 2016

Ceasefire needs to be 'urgently revitalised' before second round of peace talks: UN's Syria envoy

The UN's Syria envoy said Thursday he planned to hold another round of peace talks, but called for ceasefire to be "revitalised" before setting a date. #United Nations #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Bashar al-Assad #Al-Nusra Front #Jaish Al-Islam #High Negotiations Committee (HNC)
Australia's tough immigration policies hit in middle of election campaign | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

Australia's tough immigration policies hit in middle of election campaign | Reuters

SYDNEY Papua New Guinea and Australia will hold urgent talks about the fate of 900 asylum seekers after PNG announced the closure of the island detention center holding them, leaving Australia's tough immigration policies in disarray in the midst of a general election campaign. #Economy #India #Business #Syria #Australia #Iran #article