Tag Archives: syrian conflict

Refugee Trail to Northern Europe from Syria

The refugee trail to Northern Europe. Long-term @WSJeurope project on those fleeing #Syria http://bit.ly/1bcnqIh  pic.twitter.com/wCB8cEGx1S Andrew Stroehlein @astroehlein European Media Director at @HRW: tweeting #humanrights, international relations, media & conflict, some EU & US stuff, & the odd Belgian #beer Brussels, Belgium · andrewstroehlein.com 37,654 total views, 2 views today

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Syria opposition says Assad must go

ISTANBUL, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Syria’s Western-backed opposition agreed on Monday to attend planned peace talks in Geneva but said President Bashar al-Assad could play no part in a transitional government aimed at ending the 2-1/2-year-old civil war. Bashar Hafez al-Assad (born 11 September 1965) is the President of Syria, General Secretary of the Ba’ath […]

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Syria: Talk Is the Solution

New York Times: Syria’s deputy foreign minister, Fayssal Mekdad, said Tuesday that his government aimed to negotiate an end to the country’s civil war by talking with a broad range of Syrians, from religious and community leaders to peaceful opposition groups, dismissing the main Western-backed exile opposition as having little influence on the ground. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/25/world/middleeast/stance-on-peace-talks-suggests-syria-and-west-differ-on-tactics.html?_r=0 […]

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UN Refugee Agency

Maybe instead of using an unknown help, people could donate to a well-known agency. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. In more than six decades, the agency has helped people restart their lives. Today, a staff of more than […]

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