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Merkel urges Turkey to end fighting in Syria

Turkey must stop its military operations in northern Syria which bring even more suffering to the already war-ravaged country, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, re-iterating her calls for an end to the fighting. In her statement to the German parliament, she also criticized that the offensive would bring new insecurity to the region and […]

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ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case

(Hague) – Prosecutors urged International Criminal Court judges Thursday to put on trial two alleged leaders of a predominantly Christian militia involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in Central African Republic, saying they armed and incited members to attack Muslim civilians in an attempt to regain power. Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom are […]