Amnesty says Russians may have committed war crimes in Syria

Dec 23, 2015

Amnesty says Russians may have committed war crimes in Syria

Russia’s bombing of Syria may amount to a war crime because of the number of civilians its strikes have killed, Amnesty International said Wednesday, presenting what it said was evidence that the air raids had violated humanitarian law. “Russian airstrikes in Syria have killed ...

Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line

Feb 5, 2015

Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line

The morning silence is an uneasy prelude to the artillery fire that inevitably follows. Sealed off from the world by war, some inhabitants hesitantly approach visitors for news. There’s no time for anything more than a few words, as soldiers bark instructions at exhausted ...