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France Calls for UN Security Council Meeting on Aleppo

By John Irish PARIS, Nov 29 – French foreign affairs minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called on Tuesday for an immediate United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, which has been devastated by fighting. “More than ever before, we need to urgently put in place means to end the

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The Smoking Gun

Assad regime claims innocence, as a U.N. report accuses it of carrying two chlorine attacks in Syria BY Michael Cruickshank For the doctors, in opposition-held Eastern Aleppo, the night of August 10 was different. Their patients’ bodies bore no horrific shrapnel and burn injuries this time. Instead, the victims were vomiting and gasping for air.

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U.N. Memo Questions Britain’s Security Council Veto Power

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 21 – United Nations officials have questioned if Britain is worthy of being a veto-power on the Security Council after the country withdrew police officers from a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan during recent violence without consulting the world body, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on

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