World Apr 16

A bus carries rebels and their families who left Douma, at the entrance of the Wafideen camp in Damascus, Syria. Photo by Omar Sanadiki/Reuters
Russia says UN delaying fact-finding mission visit in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat told reporters in Moscow that what is hampering a speedy resolution of the mission's visit to the Syrian town of Douma, affected by the alleged chemical attack, was "the consequences of the illegal, unlawful military action,"…

World Feb 02

U.S. slaps arms embargo on South Sudan, urges UN to do same

The United States is restricting all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence that has defied a cease-fire. The U.S. is also calling on South Sudan's…

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