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UN observers leave Syria


August 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) A total of 23 international observers under the UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) Monday headed to Lebanese capital Beirut as their mission officially expired Sunday, ... Read more...

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UN observers start leaving Syria


August 19th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 19 (IANS) Members of the UN Supervision Mission to Syria (UNSMIS) Sunday started leaving the unrest-hit country, Xinhua reported.As their mission officially was set to expire Sunday midnight, ... Read more...

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Russia urges UN observers to stay in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Moscow believes the UN observers in Syria should continue their work there, as a withdrawal of the mission would cause "extremely negative consequences", the Russian Foreign ... Read more...

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UN extends mission of 300 observers in Syria


July 21st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council Friday extended by 30 days the mandates of 300 international observers in Syria, with the possibility of further extension.The resolution, ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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US denounces civilians’ killings in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The White House has denounced the reported killings of civilians in the Qubair village in Syria's Hama province, calling for joint efforts in support of a ... Read more...

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UN observers shot at in Syria: Ban


June 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) UN observers trying to reach the scene of the latest reported massacre of Syrian villagers were shot at with small arms, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ... Read more...

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UN mission finds 13 bodies in Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The UN supervision mission in Syria has discovered 13 bodies near Deir al-Zour province, with all of them with their hands tied behind their backs, the ... Read more...

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More attacks in Syria after arrival of UN observers: Assad


May 17th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of terrorist attacks in Syria has increased since UN observers arrived in the country, President Bashar al-Assad told the Rossiya 24 TV channel."We ... Read more...

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UN convoy comes under fire in Syria


May 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 13 (IANS) A convoy of UN observes in Syria came under fire while touring al-Qusair area near central Homs province Sunday, local media reported.None of the observers were ... Read more...

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UN observers pelted with stones in Syria


May 12th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 12 (IANS) Unidentified people pelted a UN observers' convoy with stones Friday near a suburban area of Syrian capital city of Damascus, Xinhua reported.According to witnesses, the convoy ... Read more...

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Amid shaky truce, 2 more UN monitors expected in Syria


April 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) As the UN-Arab League envoy voiced concern at the "bleak" situation in Syria, Neeraj Singh, spokesman of the first UN monitoring team in the country, said ... Read more...

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UN observer mission is in Syrian interest: official


April 16th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 16 (IANS) To have international observers on our territory is in Syrian interest, a top Syrian official said Sunday, adding that it is so because they can help ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon welcomes resolution to send observers to Syria (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 15 (IANS) The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2042 to authorise the dispatch of the advance team of UN observers to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime committed to a ceasefire against rebels: Libya’s Deputy FM


March 19th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 19 (ANI): Libya's Deputy Foreign Minister, Khaled Kaim, has assured the Western powers that his government is committed to a ceasefire against the rebels.Kaim instead claimed that his country ... Read more...

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Mugabe rejects Ban’s UN envoy proposal


June 4th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 4 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe rebuffed a proposal by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to send a UN envoy to the country, saying that "anything that smells of ... Read more...

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Nepal under Maoist rule not in Indias interest: BJP


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Foreign Minister, Jaswant Singh, today said that coming of Nepals Maoist to power in the country is not ... Read more...

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