Syria clashes test fragile truce brokered by Russia, Turkey

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

BEIRUT: Fighting in parts of Syria on Sunday (Jan 1) threatened a shaky ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey, whose efforts to kickstart talks towards ending the conflict won backing from world powers.

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Syria to halt all military operations from midnight: army

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Syria's army said Thursday it would halt all military operations from midnight after Russia announced rebels and the regime had signed a ceasefire agreement.

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Putin says Turkey ambassador murder is ploy to wreck Syrian peace process

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

MOSCOW, Dec 19 -- President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the killing of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was a despicable provocation aimed at spoiling Russia-Turkey ties and derailing Moscow's attempts to find, with Iran and Turkey, a solution for the Syria crisis.

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350 people leave rebel-held Aleppo despite halted evacuations

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

ALEPPO, Syria: Some 350 people were able to leave a rebel-held pocket of east Aleppo on Sunday (Dec 18), a medical official said, despite the official postponement of evacuations of civilians and fighters from the devastated Syrian city.

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Russia calls for Syria ceasefire as rebel Aleppo evacuated

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

ALEPPO: Russia announced Friday (Dec 16) it was negotiating with the Syrian opposition and seeking a nationwide ceasefire, as the evacuation of civilians and fighters from the last rebel-held parts of Aleppo entered a second day.

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Syria's Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on their hands: Obama

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama declared on Friday that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime, Iran and Russia are responsible for the carnage in Aleppo and argued there was nothing Washington could have done to stop the war, short of a military takeover of Syria.

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Syria rebels to leave Aleppo under evacuation deal

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Civilians and rebel fighters were to start evacuating from Syria's Aleppo Wednesday under a deal that would end years of opposition resistance in the city.

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EU approves new Syria sanctions, targets 10 top officials

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

BRUSSELS: The European Union on Thursday (Oct 27) added 10 top Syrian officials to its sanctions blacklist for their role in the "violent repression" of the civilian population.

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Russia announces brief Aleppo truce as EU warns of 'war crimes'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

ALEPPO, Syria: Russia on Monday (Oct 17) announced an eight-hour "humanitarian" ceasefire in Aleppo later this week, as the EU warned that the Syrian regime's Moscow-backed assault on the city could amount to war crimes.

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New Zealand makes UN push for end to Syria air attacks

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

UNITED NATIONS: New Zealand, one of the 10 non-permanent Security Council members, on Wednesday (Oct 12) presented a draft resolution demanding an end to air attacks in Syria's battleground city of Aleppo.

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US suspends Syria ceasefire talks with Russia

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday (Oct 3) abandoned its effort to convince Russia to impose a ceasefire on the Syrian regime, even as government forces pursued their relentless onslaught on eastern Aleppo.

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Syrian army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain down

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Syria’s army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday, after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations of war crimes, sources from Vietnam News/AFP.

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Russia under fire at UN as air strikes pound Syria's Aleppo

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

UNITED NATIONS: Britain, France and the United States lashed out at Russia on Sunday (Sep 25) over the worsening carnage in Syria as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded Aleppo in one of the heaviest bombing raids of the five-year war.

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Vietnam student wins int’l letter-writing contest

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Imagining herself as the three-year-old Syrian boy who was drowned off the coast of Turkey, Nguyễn Thị Thu Trang wrote a letter from the child to himself when he reaches the age of 45.

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Invoking death of Syrian refugee boy, Vietnam girl wins int’l letter-writing competition

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A Vietnamese girl came out atop hundreds of other submissions to a letter-writing competition with a touching letter from the perspective of the Syrian refugee boy who drowned last year in the Mediterranean Sea.

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