Around 220 Syrians in the village of Tremseh in the Hama region have been killed after their village was bombarded and besieged by helicopter gunships and tanks before being stormed by militants loyal to Assad.
Amidst a scheduled meeting by the major powers in Geneva over the ongoing crisis in Syria ,President Bashar al-Assad has stated his regime will not accept any solution to the crisis imposed by the international community.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has offered Kofi Annan his full support in his peace mission in Syria, BBC News reports. Medvedev says this could be Syria's last chance to avoid a prolonged and bloody" civil war.
The New York Times reports that Kofi Annan, The UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria left Damascus Sunday without securing a deal to end the violent conflict which is has been going on for nearly a year.
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A commission reported countless lives were lost and over a trillion dollars spent on a drug war that is no closer to being won than when Richard Nixon declared war in 1971. It’s speculated that several panel members observed that the sky was also blue.
Kenya is about to overtake Nigeria to become the most corrupt nation in Africa. A study released by Transparency International shows corruption index rising in virtually all the institutions,including the parliament.
In regards to the election crisis in regards to the nation of Zimbabwe, Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary General, has demanded action and urged the leaders of Africa to address this major dilemma.
UNITED NATIONS – Unanimously re-elected to a second term on Friday, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan pledged to redouble efforts to strengthen human rights and start carrying out a global plan to lift millions out of abject poverty.
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NEW YORK (dpa) - The visitors, including diplomats, should be very careful when they visit the United Nations headquarters in New York.
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UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Millennium Summit came to its historic close last Friday with the adoption of a wide-ranging wish list that promises to cut poverty, protect planet Earth and improve the ability of the United Nations to keep the peace.