All posts tagged Syria

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November 25, 2015, by VOANews

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane “looks like a planned provocation,” but that Russia is not going to war with Turkey. Lavrov […]

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Bulgarian PM: Tension between Nato, Russia ‘not good’

November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on November 24 that the downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish fighter jets was likely to ...


Putin accuses Turkey of ‘stabbing’ Russia ‘in the back’ after fighter downed

November 24, 2015, by VOANews

Russian president Vladimir Putin accused Turkey of “stabbing” Russia “in the back” and supporting terrorism after Turkish F-16 ...

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Coalition urges Russia to stop targeting Syria opposition

October 2, 2015, by VOANews

Russia carried out more airstrikes in Syria Friday, as a U.S-led coalition urged Moscow to halt any attacks on the Syrian opposition and focus on Isla ...

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    HRW: Migrant crisis political because of Islamophobia
    September 12, 2015, by VOANews

    European countries, the United States and rich Persian Gulf nations are coming under criticism from human rights groups for not doing enough to help with the Middle East migrant crisis. […]

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    US to accept 10 000 Syrian refugees
    September 10, 2015, by VOANews

    The United States said Thursday it will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year and increase its humanitarian assistance for those fleeing the violence in Syria. White […]