Syrian Civil War News
Syrian Monitor: Russian Airstrikes Killed 9,300 in Past Year
A Syrian opposition monitoring group that tracks Syria's civil war says a year of Russian airstrikes have killed more than 9,000 people in the war-torn country
The Latest: UN Urges 48-Hour Humanitarian Pauses in Aleppo
The United Nations is again calling for weekly 48-hour humanitarian pauses "at a minimum" to allow humanitarian aid into rebel-held eastern Aleppo, evacuate those in critical condition, and give civilians a respite from the barrage of bombs and attacks
Russia Fighting in Syria for a Year, Still at Odds With US
A year ago, Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up Syrian President Bashar Assad
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: After fatal New Jersey commuter train crash, investigators seek answers; Israelis, world leaders gather for Shimon Peres funeral; A year after landslide killed 280, little change in Guatemala
Nobel Prize for Colombia Peace Deal or UN Climate Pact?
Guessing the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is notoriously hard because the secretive Norwegian Nobel Committee isn't dropping any hints, except that 376 people and groups have been nominated for the award, which will be announced on Oct. 7
The Latest: Trump Praises Germany's Merkel as 'Great' Leader
Donald Trump is holding German Chancellor Angela Merkel up as a model leader after months of repeatedly railing against her for "ruining Germany" by accepting an influx of refugees from Syria
Brain Freeze? Gary Johnson Can't Name Favorite World Leader
Call it a brain freeze or another "Aleppo moment," but it's a good bet that Gary Johnson is studying up on his roster of foreign leaders
The Latest: Russia Says US Boycott Would Help 'Terrorists'
The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman says a U.S. refusal to cooperate with Russia on Syria would be a gift to "terrorists."
UN Impotent Before Syria War Crimes
Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.N. officials conceded Thursday there was little they could do