The world in brief – Thursday, October 13, 2022

In Syria, military bus explosion kills 18 soldiers: A bomb exploded on a military bus near Damascus, killing at least 18 soldiers and wounding 27 others, Syrian state media has reported. “A military bus in Damascus countryside was targeted this morning by a terrorist detonation with an explosive device that was planted in advance,” stateContinue reading “The world in brief – Thursday, October 13, 2022”

The world in brief – Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Internationally, UNCRC finds Finland violated the rights of children in Syria and US dismisses idea of talks with Russia over Ukraine: The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has accused Finland of violating the rights of Finnish children by leaving them in life-threatening conditions in Syrian camps. The committee of 18Continue reading “The world in brief – Wednesday, October 12, 2022”

The world in brief – Tuesday, October 11, 2022

In Palestine, rival groups meet for reconciliation talks: The leaders of rival Palestinian groups are meeting in Algeria for two-day talks aimed at discussing a proposal for reconciliation and national unity. The proposal was drawn up after “months of effort by Algeria to reach a common vision for boosting the Palestinian national action”, Palestinian ambassadorContinue reading “The world in brief – Tuesday, October 11, 2022”