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Marketplace air strikes ‘kill 80’ in Syria

The BBC reports: “Syrian activists say at least 80 people have died in government air strikes on a marketplace in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus. Around 200 people were reportedly injured in the attack. Government forces have been … Continue reading

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No peaceful end in sight for Ukraine, according to analysts

The Moscow Times comments on the continuation of hostilities in Ukraine: Diplomacy will be essential to ending the ongoing Ukraine conflict, but more than a year into it the key stakeholders in the crisis lack the political will to compromise … Continue reading

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Coup Fears Rise in Yemen as Rebels Storm Palace

The New York Times reports on developments in an internal conflict in Yemen: Houthi rebel militiamen seized control of the palace of Yemen’s president and clashed with guards outside his residence on Tuesday in an escalation of the violent crisis that … Continue reading

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Russia Expands Ukraine Border Presence As Rebels Killed

This article on Bloomberg Businessweek discusses recent developments regerding the conflict in Ukraine: Ukraine said Russia is expanding its military presence in rebel-held areas as pro-Russian fighters attacked Ukrainian forces with artillery after as many as 200 separatists were killed. … Continue reading

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