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1 Million Children flee Syria: UN

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(Geneva) - One million children have fled war-torn Syria, the UN said, marking what it called a "tragic milestone' in the conflict. Another two million children have been forced from their homes and made refugees in their own country since…
200,000 flee Aleppo as Syria battle rages: UN

200,000 flee Aleppo as Syria battle rages: UN

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Around 200,000 civilians have fled fighting in Syria’s most populous city Aleppo and many more were trapped, the UN said as a fierce government offensive against rebels entered a second day. The opposition Syrian National Council (SNC) has…
Russia offers to back Annan’s Syria plan at UN

Russia offers to back Annan’s Syria plan at UN

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(Moscow) - Russia's Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov during a news conference with his Lebanese counterpart said that Russia is ready to support United Nations resolution endorsing Kofi Annan's plan for settling the Syrian crisis, signaling it…
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Ban Ki-moon to Launch UN's Int’l Year of Sustainable Energy for All at WFES

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(Abu Dhabi) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will launch the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012, to be held at Abu Dhabi from 16-19th January. This will be Ban Ki-moon's second…