A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Looking Back: The Stories of 2012
A lot of websites have their "ten best" or "best moments" of 2012 articles out there right now. But they're often specific to a theme--best movies, best tech stories. Here on New Plateaus, we'll look ... Posted on 1/2/13 at 10:33 AM
GENEVA (AP) — Representatives of global and regional powers tried Saturday to agree on a peaceful formula to end the bloody crisis in Syria, including the role of President Bashar Assad in a transitional government.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Gunmen raided the headquarters of a pro-government Syrian TV station early Wednesday, killing seven employees, kidnapping others and demolishing buildings, officials said. They denounced what they called a "massacre against the freedom of the press" and held it up as an example of rebel atrocities.
GENEVA (AP) — The violence in Syria has matched or exceeded levels from before the April ceasefire agreement, the United Nations said Wednesday, as it suggested that government troops could be behind the killing of more than 100 civilians in the village of Houla last month.
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights body voted overwhelmingly Friday to condemn Syria over the slaughter of more than 100 civilians last week, but Damascus appeared impervious to the crescendo of global condemnation following a string of horrific massacres.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain on Monday became the first senator to call for airstrikes against Syria, saying President Barack Obama has taken too soft a stand against President Bashar Assad and his brutal crackdown on his own people.
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