EU to Syria: No more caviar, fancy cars

2012-06-15 22:10

The European Union has sent a message to the Syrian regime: No more caviar, fancy shoes or primo cigars for you until the violence stops.

UN admits tough task as Syria toll mounts

2012-04-18 10:58

UN observers have acknowledged that they face a tough task to firm up a ceasefire in Syria, as civilians continue to be killed amid a tenuous truce.

Syria's first lady falling from grace

2012-01-14 12:12

Not so long ago, she was the darling of the international press, described as a "rose in the desert", but today Syria's first lady is being criticised for staying mum on a crisis that has left more than 5 000 people dead in her country.


Syrian forces kill dozens after UN visit

2012-04-24 09:06

Syrian troops have opened fire, killing dozens on the same streets that crowds in the city of Hama had welcomed a UN team sent in to observe a shaky truce a day earlier, say activists.

UN wives appeal to Syrian first lady

2012-04-18 10:08

The wives of UN ambassadors from Britain and Germany have targeted Syria's first lady with an online appeal to "stop your husband" in his bid to quash an uprising.

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