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  • Obama, Putin call for an end to combat in Syria

     
    President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the end to the bloodshed in Syria and expressed support for a political transition in the strife-ridden country, an attempt to find common ground on the most contentious issue confronting...
  • Israeli president's Medal of Freedom may revive Pollard spy case

     
    President Obama's decision to award Israeli President Shimon Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom earlier this year was followed by pressure in Israel to take the opportunity to ask for the release of Jonathan Pollard from American prison....
  • U.N. observers evacuated from tense Syrian town after blast

     
    Six U.N. observers whose convoy was struck by a roadside bomb in northern Syria a day earlier were evacuated to their base in Hama province Wednesday, a U.N. spokesman said....
  • Roadside bombing illustrates danger faced by Syria monitors

     
    A roadside bomb struck a military checkpoint in Syria on Wednesday morning just seconds after a United Nations convoy had passed through underscoring the danger of the international monitoring mission in a country where a ceasefire has not been observed.....
  • Syrian President Assad: Not even 'monsters' kill so wantonly

     
    A defiant Syrian President Bashar Assad offered no new concessions Sunday from his embattled administration, instead assailing a “foreign conspiracy” against Syria and rejecting any government role in recent “monstrous massacres”...
  • U.N. observers in Syria find blood, smell burned flesh [Video]

     
    When the United Nations observers were finally able to enter the Syrian village of Mazraat al Kabir, the stench of burned flesh hung in the air. Turned away and even shot at Thursday as they tried to check on reports of the latest alleged massacre in...
  • U.N. probe in Syria thwarted; Kofi Annan concedes peace plan ignored

     
    U.N. observers in Syria trying to reach the scene of an alleged massacre near the central city of Hama came under small-arms fire and were turned away by government troops and civilians, officials of the world body reported....
  • U.N. observers in Syria blocked from site of alleged massacre

     
    United Nations officials said a team of the world body's observers in Syria was blocked and even shot at in its efforts to reach the site of an alleged massacre near the central city of Hama....
  • Syrian diplomats being expelled across Europe, elsewhere

     
    Governments in Europe and elsewhere announced that they were expelling top Syrian diplomats in a coordinated response to last week's deaths of more than 100 people in a Syrian town....
  • Syria on agenda as EU leaders meet Russia's Putin

     
    EU-Russia summit: European leaders are expected to press the contentious issue of Syria at a European Union-Russian summit Monday in St. Petersburg, but few believe Russian President Vladimir Putin will agree to ramp up pressure on the Syrian government.....
  • U.N. chief: Syria faces civil war from which it 'would never recover'

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Syrian government Thursday to abide by the terms of a U.N.-brokered peace plan, declaring that the international organization did not employ monitors to Syria “just to bear witness to the...