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Syrian military officers inspect a damaged bus following a deadly explosion Wednesday.


Syrian regime slaughters 88 people, including children, opposition says

Syrian regime slaughters 88 people, including children, opposition says

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ban Ki-moon: Reports say regime forces and pro-regime militias are behind “massive” human rights violations
  • At least 131 people were killed across Syria on Friday, an opposition group says
  • It says regime forces shelled the town of Houla before militias “slaughtered entire families in cold blood”
  • The Syrian regime reports 16 deaths from Friday and makes no mention of Houla Continue reading

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas makes UN statehood bid


Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has submitted his bid to the UN for recognition of a Palestinian state.

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President Abbas received a standing ovation as he announced his application to the UN

To rapturous applause in the General Assembly, he urged the Security Council to back a state with pre-1967 borders. Continue reading

West Bank cities to back UN bid huge crowds pack


West Bank cities to back UN bid huge crowds pack

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Palestinian youths burn a US flag with the inscription "VETO" during clashes with …

Huge crowds packed into the main towns and cities of the West Bank on Friday as people turned out to support a Palestinian bid to seek UN membership, AFP Continue reading

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