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U.N. States Seeking Resolution to Demand End to Fighting in Syria

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 2 – The United Nations General Assembly began talks on Friday on a draft resolution that would demand an end to fighting in Syria amid frustration by some states and rights groups over U.N. Security Council deadlock on the nearly six-year conflict. More than a third of the 193-member

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Turkish Foreign Minister Calls For Immediate Ceasefire In Syria

BEIRUT, Dec 2 – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called for an immediate ceasefire in Syria on Friday, describing the situation in Aleppo as critical and saying that President Bashar al-Assad was unfit to rule. Asked about Assad at a news conference in Beirut, Cavusoglu said it was undeniable that the Syrian leader was responsible

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U.S., Russia Trade Blows over Syria as Warplanes Pound Aleppo

By Michelle Nichols and Suleiman Al-Khalidi UNITED NATIONS/AMMAN, Sept 26 – The United States accused Russia of “barbarism” in Syria on Sunday as warplanes supporting Syrian government forces pounded Aleppo and Moscow said ending the civil war was almost “impossible”. A diplomatic solution to the fighting looked unlikely as U.S. and Russian diplomats disagreed at

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