Christina Rambharose

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US and Germany slam Russia over Syria arms

The United States and Germany told Russia that arming President Bashar al-Assad's forces could jeopardise international efforts for a peace conference on Syria.<p>Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking after talks with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle, said on Friday Russia's plans to deliver …

Russia: Syria agrees to take part in talks

Russia says the Syrian government has agreed, "in principle", to attend an international peace conference proposed by Russia and the US, and criticised what it called attempts to undermine peace efforts.<p>The summit has been suggested by the US and Russia and could take place in the Swiss city of …

Syrian opposition groups say Assad must go

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Spain say they oppose all negotiation with President Bashar al-Assad's government unless it is aimed at his giving up of power.<p>About 80 opposition representatives from inside and outside Syria concluded a two-day meeting on Tuesday, saying Assad would neither …

Kerry urges Assad to commit to peace

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to make "a commitment to find peace in his country," ahead of a meeting of the so-called Friends of Syria group in Amman.<p>Speaking at a news conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Nasser Judeh, Kerry said a …

Under the black flag of al-Qaeda, the Syrian city ruled by gangs of extremists

The black flag of al-Qaeda flies high over Raqqa’s main square in front of the smart new governor’s palace, its former occupant last seen in their prison. Their fighters, clad also in black, patrol the streets, or set up positions behind sandbags.<p>The Islamists smashed up one of the two shops that …

Middle East

Syria conflict: Refugees number a million, says UN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/959000/959479_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525380496_b2dbd55b2d8727dd695ad48ef9d9b26c<p><b>The number of Syrian refugees who have fled the conflict has reached a million, the UN has said.</b><p>The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said the number of …

Syria marks two year anniversary with no end in sight

Syria's devastating conflict passed two years with no end in sight and David Cameron and Francois Hollande announcing moves to arm rebels<p>The <b>Syrian</b> Revolution 2011 Facebook page, a key driving force behind the uprising, has called on people to take to the streets after the main weekly Muslim prayers …