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Atrocity in Tremseh stuns world, Russia cool
Lauren Williams | July 14, 2012 02:18 AM
Accounts differed on how up to 220 people were killed in the village of Tremseh, but the latest reported atrocity at the hands of Syrian government forces served to ramp up Western calls for concrete action at the U.N. to end violence in the country.
Hariri slams Assad over latest reported Syria massacre
July 13, 2012 04:48 PM
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri Friday slams Syrian President Bashar Assad over a new massacre against civilians committed by regime forces in the village of Tremseh in Hama province.
Kenya: No pullout of Somalia troops until security restored
July 03, 2012 01:43 AM
Kenya will not pull troops out from Somalia until security is restored, Prime Minister Raila Odinga said Monday.
Two months later, massacre haunts Syrian town
Ben Hubbard | June 25, 2012 01:46 AM
The main street of this once-bustling Syrian farm town now stands eerily quiet, its shops charred black from arson.
Regime accuses rebels of mass killings
June 23, 2012 01:30 AM
An online video showed more than a dozen bloodied corpses, some of them piled atop each other and in military uniforms, dumped beside a road in Syria in what the government called a mass killing by rebel forces.
Survivor tells of horrific carnage in Syrian village
Lauren Williams | June 08, 2012 01:11 AM
A man who says his six siblings and his mother were slaughtered in what activists have described as a massacre of over 78 people in the central Syrian provincial Mazraat al-Qubair.
Afghanistan handover mission on track: top U.S. commander
March 21, 2012 01:48 AM
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says efforts to hand over security to the Afghans.
Details emerge about U.S. army suspect in Afghan massacre
March 17, 2012 01:07 AM
He is the suspect without a name, his identity as shadowed now as the night the army says he slipped into a pair of slumbering Afghan villages.
U.S. puts best face on Afghan policy under fire
March 17, 2012 01:07 AM
U.S. President Obama and his Afghan counterpart Karzai reaffirmed that U.S. troops would leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014.
Massacre in Homs as world watches
March 13, 2012 01:57 AM
Graphic footage emerged Monday of what appeared to be around a dozen bloodied and disfigured corpses, including at least five children.
Russia set to veto U.N. Syria resolution as deaths mount
February 04, 2012 02:04 AM
Russia looked set to veto Saturday a Western-Arab resolution on Syria at the U.N. Security Council, as at least 25 more people were killed Friday.
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