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US calls dazed boy 'the real face' of Syria's war

The shocked boy, a four-year-old named Omran, is pictured sitting in an ambulance covered in blood and dust after an air strike in the rebel-held district of Qaterji in the southeast of Aleppo.

Aug 19, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Three female Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town: Party

Three female Kurdish campaigners have been killed in fighting in a curfew-hit town in southeast Turkey as the authorities press an offensive against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the main pro-Kurdish party said Wednesday.

Jan 06, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

Buses enter Syrian border town to evacuate fighters, civilians under UN deal

Ambulances and buses entered the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Zabadani on Monday to ferry scores of the insurgents to Turkey under a deal brokered by the United Nations, rebel sources there said.

Dec 28, 2015, 14:51 PM IST