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  1. Syria: UN chief calls on warring parties to put cessation of hostilities 'back on track'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, May 3 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the warring Syrian sides to immediately recommit to the cessation of hostilities and uphold their responsibility to protect civilians, his spokesman said on Monday. The Secretary-General is profoundly concerned about the dangerous escalation of fighting in and around Aleppo and the intolerable suffering, counted in mounting deaths and destruction, it is causing among civilians, UN Spokesperson Stphane Dujarric said in a statement.

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  2. UN envoy re-appeals to U.S., Russia to renew efforts for full ceasefire in SyriaRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Xinhuanet

    United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Monday expressed deep concern over deteriorating situation and continued violence in Syria, particularly in Aleppo, warning that "it is putting the cessation of hostilities at a high risk." In a statement issued after his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva to discuss ongoing efforts to reaffirm and re-implement the cessation of hostilities throughout Syria, the special envoy re-emphasized his appeal to the United States and Russia to renew their efforts to protect and restore the cessation of hostilities nationwide.

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  3. Syria: UN chief calls on warring parties to put cessation of hostilities back on trackRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | United Nations

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  4. Gannett tells Tribune shareholders not to vote for boardRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold War hostility. The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.

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  5. Syrian city torn by war shows jarring resolve to try to live normallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Watertown Daily Times

    On the edge of Aleppo's ancient citadel, Zahra and her family squatted in a once-grand apartment, now facing rebel lines. Plastic sheets covered its tall windows to shield the space from a sniper's view; shelling boomed in the distance.

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  6. How e-cards are helping to feed refugees in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Al Bawaba

    The card is uploaded off-camp with 62 Turkish Lira per person per month, about 19 euros. It provides each person with an average of 2100 calories per day.

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  7. State Department: John Kerry will travel to Geneva on Sunday to discuss SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Silicon Alley Insider

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva on May 1- 2 to discuss the Syrian conflict with his Jordanian and Saudi counterparts and the U.N. special envoy for Syria, the State Department said on Saturday. "In all of his discussions, the Secretary will review ongoing efforts to reaffirm the cessation of hostilities nationwide in Syria, obtain the full humanitarian access to which the Syrian government committed, and support a political transition," said State Department spokesman John Kirby, in a statement.

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  8. David Pratt: Our shame at vote on child refugees I think about him...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Sunday Herald

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  9. Cruz campaign's Virginia co-chair visits Syria and pledges to back AssadRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | UAport

    State senator Dick Black reportedly says he 'will be Syria's voice' as he takes stance running counter to Washington's official position A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Dick Black visiting the Syrian heritage site of Palmyra.

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  10. Inside the Tiny Greek Village on the Front Lines of the Migrant CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | TIME.com

    On a rainy night in March, Lazarous Oulis, a farmer in the north of Greece, stuck his head through the window of the food truck that has kept his family from going broke. It was parked at the edge of a muddy field where he once grew corn and other crops, but now the land stood fallow.

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  11. Despite damage Palmyra retains 'authenticity': UNESCORead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Art Daily

    This file photo taken on April 9, 2016 shows a view of the Great Colonnade in the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria. The UN cultural agency said Wednesday that the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra had suffered significant damage at the hands of Islamic State fighters, but that the archaeological site retains much of its authenticity.

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  12. Artificial limbs offer Syrians new chances at lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Every time 3-year-old Seif wears his new prosthetic legs, the toddler puts up a fight. He has already made peace with walking on his stumps, but there is no dodging his daily rehabilitation session at a prosthetic clinic in southern Turkey.

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  13. Syrians in Turkey left with few choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NWAonline

    An agreement between the European Union and Turkey to halt the flow of asylum seekers and other migrants to the continent has all but shuttered the Turkey-to-Greece smuggling gateway. Rights groups and aid workers say Turkish authorities have subjected the migrants to arbitrary detentions and deportations.

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  14. Greece bracing for new surge of Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Jerusalem Post

    In a call among the leaders of France, Britain, Germany, Italy and the United States, all agreed to consider ways to pressure Russia and Iran to maintain Syria's truce and salvage the peace talks. PIRAEUS/LESVOS Eight migrants emerged from an olive orchard on mountainous Lesvos in broad daylight on Monday, thrust themselves into a busy thoroughfare and urgently broke into a sprint.

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  15. Obama says 'deeply concerned' about surge in Syria violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    U.S. President Barack Obama said during a visit to Germany on Sunday that he was "deeply concerned" about a surge in violence in Syria, where government forces have stepped up bombing of rebel-held areas around the strategic city of Aleppo. U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to media during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their talks at Schloss Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany April 24, 2016.

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  16. Denmark's winter of refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Los Angeles Times

    A Syrian family walks from Evzonoi, Greece toward the Macedonian border, with hopes of eventually reaching Denmark, in July of 2015. A Syrian family walks from Evzonoi, Greece toward the Macedonian border, with hopes of eventually reaching Denmark, in July of 2015.

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  17. TEDxEastVan: How Tima Kurdi became a voice for refugeesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 23 | The Georgia Straight

    Last December when Coquitlam resident Tima Kurdi saw the prime minister on TV personally welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada, it brought tears to her eyes. It was an understandably emotional event.

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  18. German, EU leaders head to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | The Chronicle Herald

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top European Union officials plan to travel close to Turkey's border with Syria in hopes of promoting a troubled month-old agreement to manage a refugee crisis that has left hundreds of thousands stranded on the migrant trail to Europe. Saturday's trip to the Turkish border city of Gaziantep, which is expected to include a visit to a refugee camp, comes amid questions over the legality of the March 20 agreement between the EU and Turkey to start deporting migrants who do not qualify for asylum in Greece back to Turkey.

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  19. This could be the beginning of the end for the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A banner belonging to the Islamic court of the Islamic State is seen on the ground after forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad recaptured Palmyra city, in Homs Just as the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS is making real progress on the ground, political chaos in Iraq is threatening to undermine those hard-fought gains. This week, several ministries are under siege in Baghdad by demonstrators who are trying to break into the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to the American embassy and the Iraqi national government.

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  20. Grim new details of IS destruction in Syria's Palmyra museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | Sunday Herald

    EXPERTS who visited a wrecked museum in the Syrian city of Palmyra have revealed grim new details about the extent of its destruction by Islamic State militants. The extremists trashed the museum, smashing some of its best-known artefacts and statues, cutting off the heads and hands of statues and demolishing others before being driven out last month.

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