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Civilians fleeing east Aleppo turned back by gunfire

The Organisation for the Prohibition for Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said that the regime s key backer Russian Federation had offered it "samples" relating to an alleged chemical attack in Aleppo. For months, the Syrian government and Russian Federation have been urging rebels to leave Aleppo, offering them safe passages to other rebel-held areas in the northwestern province of Idlib.



Clinton popular vote lead grows after election loss

Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead over President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 2 million, according to an independent analysis. Going on to argue that each vote cast on the ballot must have equal value, Lessig points out that nothing in the Constitution compels the Electors to vote for Donald Trump .



Britain urges Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir crisis

Reacting sharply to firing by Pakistani troops, India today summoned its Deputy High Commissioner here and lodged strong protest over ceasefire violations causing deaths of Indian soldiers and barbaric mutilation of their bodies . Nawaz Sharif paid tribute to the bravery of killed Pakistani soldiers. On the Indian-controlled side, Ghulam Ahmad Khan, 62, fled the border zone village of Gulud in late October after shelling killed his wife.


UN Syria envoy arrives in Damascus

UN Syria envoy arrives in Damascus

According to the Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White Helmets, at least 289 people were killed till Saturday as the Syrian regime resumed heavy bombardment over eastern Aleppo on Tuesday after keeping calm for three weeks. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura on Sunday in Damascus . Moscow intervened militarily in support of President Bashar al-Assad's government past year.



Rights group decries 'abusive' detentions by Yemen's rebels

The fighting broke out as loyalists launched an attack on three fronts to recapture the coastal town of Midi and nearby Haradh, the officials said. Riyadh-A Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen's government against Iran-backed rebels declared a 48-hour ceasefire to begin in Yemen Saturday, it said in a statement on the kingdom's SPA news agency website.


Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table — Ukraine-EU Summit

Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table — Ukraine-EU Summit

He said Ukraine has strong bipartisan support in the United States and "we don't expect any changes". In 2014, Ukraine's then-President Viktor Yanukovych was forced from power amid corruption allegations. For Ukraine , a former Soviet republic of 45 million people, the drive toward Western integration has come at a high cost. The EU slapped sanctions on Russian Federation over Ukraine but the conflict in the industrial east - which has killed almost 10,000 people to date - remains ...