U.S. accuses Russia of 'barbarism' over Aleppo bombardment

Sep 26, 2016

U.S. accuses Russia of 'barbarism' over Aleppo bombardment

nited Nations The U.S. accused Moscow of “barbarism” over the worsening carnage in Aleppo, as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded the city in one of the heaviest bombing raids of the five-year war. At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to demand ...

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing

Sep 25, 2016

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing

Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents described as the heaviest air bombardment of the 5½-year civil war. The U.N. meanwhile said that nearly 2 ...

War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

Sep 24, 2016

War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

War crimes investigators collecting evidence of the Islamic State group’s elaborate operation to kidnap thousands of women as sex slaves say they have a case to try IS leaders with crimes against humanity but cannot get the global backing to bring current detainees before ...