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China, U.S. discuss cooperation and communication in virtual meet and other stories

Today we look at the virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, the condition of migrants at the Poland-Belarus border, and more

Despite opposition, Turkish parliament extends mandate of military deployment and aggression in Syria and Iraq

Turkey has occupied a large part of Syrian territory, citing threats from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the inflow of refugees. However, Syria has accused it of supporting rebel fighters and prolonging the war

Israel and Hamas announce ceasefire in Gaza and other stories

Today we look at the ceasefire announced by Israel and Hamas, violent arrests of student protestors from a rural school in Mexico, and more

Syrian refugees Denmark Opposition grows to revocation of Syrian refugees’ residency permits by Denmark

Activists and human rights groups claim that the Danish government’s move to declare parts of Syria safe for the refugees and asking them to return is based on a wrong assessment of the ground realities

Jury convicts Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd in the US and other stories

Today we look at the verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the revocation of Danish residency permits for Syrian refugees, and more

Syrian presidential elections Syria to hold presidential elections in May

The elections will be held on May 26 amid a deteriorating economic situation, badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, economic sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union and the decade of war in the country

COVID-19 vaccination for refugees lags in west Asia

Most refugees living in poor countries in West and South Asia are being left behind in the vaccination programmes being undertaken by the respective governments for several reasons, including a shortage of adequate number of vaccine doses

Syria sanctions US announces fresh sanctions on war-ravaged Syria

The newly imposed unilateral sanctions by the US are likely to harm the Syrian government’s efforts to rejuvenate the economy. Already existing EU and US sanctions are seen as among the main hurdles to the reconstruction process in Syria

Syria COVID death War-ravaged Syria records its first COVID-19 death

Most of the medical facilities in the country have been affected due to the decade-long war. Conditions in areas controlled by anti-government forces and in the overcrowded refugee camps are especially bad

Turkish soldiers in Syria Two Turkish soldiers killed and several wounded in attack by opposition forces in Syria

The Turkey-Russia ceasefire deal signed on March 5 to halt the attempt by the Syrian government forces to liberate Idlib province is not supported by the militant groups backed by Turkey

Syria Idlib Syrian offensive kills 33 soldiers of the invading Turkish forces in Idlib

Tukey recently increased the size of its invading army inside Syria after the Syrian government forces started an operation to liberate the territory and end the 9-year-old war in the country

Syrian govt forces Idlib Syrian government forces capture crucial town in rebel-held Idlib province

Idlib is the last remaining rebel-held region in the country, the liberation of which can lead to the end of the nine-year-long war in Syria

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