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50,000 pour out of Aleppo's east as Syria army advances

50,000 pour out of Aleppo's east as Syria army advances

More than 50,000 Syrians have joined a growing exodus of terrified civilians from east Aleppo, a monitor said on Wednesday, as the UN Security Council was set for emergency talks on fighting in the city.

Air strikes, clashes test fragile Syria truce deal

Air strikes, clashes test fragile Syria truce deal

Air strikes and clashes tested a fragile ceasefire in Syria on Friday as civilians waited for aid and the UN Security Council was to discuss whether to endorse the US-Russian truce.

Aleppo boy dominates UN Security Council discussion on Syria

Aleppo boy dominates UN Security Council discussion on Syria

The wounded and dazed Aleppo boy whose image has shocked the world became the focal point of a UN Security Council discussion as a top UN official and members of the council pleaded for humanitarian pauses in the Syrian city.

Qatar slams Syrian regime’s move to bar international probe panel

Qatar slams Syrian regime’s move to bar international probe panel

Qatar has strongly denounced the Syrian authorities’ move to prevent the International Independent Investigation Commission on Syria from entering the country in order to carry out its tasks.

UN Security Council holds urgent talks on North Korea

UN Security Council holds urgent talks on North Korea

The UN Security Council hastily met for closed-door talks on North Korea's failed test-firing of ballistic missiles, the latest defiance from Pyongyang of UN resolutions.

Iran to protest Saudi bombing of Yemen embassy to Security Council

Iran to protest Saudi bombing of Yemen embassy to Security Council

Iran said Thursday it would protest to the UN Security Council after it accused Saudi warplanes of deliberately bombing its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

UN Security Council to consider new North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council to consider new North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council is considering imposing further sanctions on North Korea after it carried out a nuclear test, the British ambassador said Wednesday.