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Syrian troops shell central city of Homs

June 17th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this Sunday, May 20, 2012 file photo, Norwegian Maj. Gen. Robert Mood, head of the U.N. observer team in Syria, stands near a U.N. observers car in Zabadani neighborhood in Damascus, Syria. U.N. observers in Syria suspended their activities and patrols Saturday, June 16, 2012 because of escalating violence in the country, the head of the mission said, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan for Syria is disintegrating. Maj. Gen. Robert Mood said rising bloodshed over the past 10 days was posing significant risks to the lives of the some 300 observers in the country, and was impeding their ability to carry out their mandate.(AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman, File)Activists say Syrian troops have intensified their shelling of rebel-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs as living conditions there deteriorate further.

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Activists: Shelling of Syrian city resumes

April 15th, 2012 Comments off

Activists say Syrian troops have resumed their shelling of residential neighborhoods dominated by rebels in the central city of Homs.

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‘Many dead’ in fresh Homs attacks

March 12th, 2012 Comments off

As many as 47 civilians – many of them women and children – have been found tortured and killed in the embattled Syrian city of Homs, activists say.
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Obama condemns onslaught on Homs

February 10th, 2012 Comments off

President Obama condemns as “outrageous bloodshed” the continuing onslaught aimed at crushing rebels in the Syrian city of Homs.
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Syria forces ‘renew Homs attacks’

November 4th, 2011 Comments off

Syrian military forces resume attacks in the city of Homs, as fresh anti-government protests take place around the country.
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‘Renewed deadly clashes in Homs’

October 18th, 2011 Comments off

At least 21 people, including civilians and police, are killed in renewed clashes in the Syrian city of Homs, activists say.
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Syrian city crackdown intensifies

September 8th, 2011 Comments off

Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
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‘Dozens killed’ at Syria protests

June 4th, 2011 Comments off

More than 60 people were killed in Syria during protests after Friday prayers, most of them in the central city of Hama, human rights activists say.
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‘New deadly clashes’ in Benghazi

February 18th, 2011 Comments off

There have been further deadly clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the Libyan city of Benghazi, eyewitnesses say.
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Plane from Dubai crashes in India

May 22nd, 2010 Comments off

About 160 people are feared dead as a passenger plane crashes near the Indian city of Mangalore after flying from Dubai.
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