23 Feb 2014
UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. Security Council achieved rare unity to act on Syria's civil war on Saturday when Russia and China supported adoption of a resolution to boost aid access in Syria that threatens to take "further steps" in the case of non-compliance.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.
15 Feb 2014
Geneva: Syria's warring sides are due to meet on Saturday in Geneva in a last-ditch effort to save deadlocked peace talks as fears grow the entire process could collapse.
19 Feb 2014
Zaatari Camp (Jordan): A teenage Pakistani activist who came to the international limelight when she was shot by the Taliban has said that the plight of Syrian refugee children deprived of proper education was a stark reminder of the "dark days" of Pakistani children under their hard-line rulers.
17 Feb 2014
Damascus: Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Sunday that the second round of talks in the Geneva II conference hasn't failed, media reports said.
10 Feb 2014
Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.
17 Feb 2014
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday reaffirmed his country's commitment to the Geneva process and called for more efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict, media reported.
05 Mar 2014
Singapore: A top police official of Singapore, handling the country's worst riot in 40 years, has told the committee probing the incident in Little India that he decided not to shoot at the rioters to avoid "inflaming" them.
08 Feb 2014
New York: The first of 2,500 Syrians trapped by war in Syria's old city of Homs without aid for nearly two years have been evacuated under a three-day accord allowing people out and aid in, UN said.
07 Mar 2014
Simferopol: Crimea's Parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia, and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days, in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from US President Barack Obama.