Aleppo: UN Security Council to vote on sending observers

The United Nations Security Council will vote on Sunday on a French proposal to send observers to the Syrian city of Aleppo to monitor evacuation and report on the protection of civilians. Despite resistance from Russia, the council will meet at 8:30 pm IST to decide on the draft resolution.[Read More…]

Seoul: Supporters of impeached Prez clash with protesters     

Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who has been impeached over a corruption scandal, clashed with anti-Park protesters on Saturday.   Hundreds of thousands of protesters have thronged the streets of Seoul on recent weekends, demanding her resignation over the influence-peddling scandal involving a close friend.   The impeachment[Read More…]

Aleppo: Evacuation of residents suspended

The process of evacuating tens of thousands of rebels and civilians from the last rebel-held pockets of east Aleppo has been suspended, a day after convoys of buses and ambulances began taking residents out of the city. The reason for halting the evacuation process was unclear. Anti-government activists said pro-government[Read More…]

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