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Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged, rebel-held enclave near Damascus. At least 38 people died on Wednesday.Read Full Article ...
 
HAMZA AL-AJWEH/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018
HAMZA AL-AJWEH/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
(CNN) - The devastation wrought in eastern Ghouta by a relentless bombardment by the Syrian regime has forced doctors to use expired drugs and scrabble for wat...
 
4 UNAMA Chief Says Elections Must Be Held As Scheduled
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018
4 UNAMA Chief Says Elections Must Be Held As Scheduled
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto on Wednesday called on the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to ensure th...
 
Russian diplomat, UN envoy for Somalia discuss fight against terrorism
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Russian diplomat, UN envoy for Somalia discuss fight against terrorism
MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. Russian Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Special Representa...
 
UN calls for end to 'hell on earth' Syrian conflict
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018
UN calls for end to 'hell on earth' Syrian conflict
Residents in the rebel-held area outside Damascus say they are waiting for their "turn to die" after more than 290 people including dozens of children were kil...
 
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