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News Daily: Syria's 'extreme suffering' and MPs' Brexit suggestions for May

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: loading… Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing ‘beyond imagination’ Syria’s government has been bombing the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta for several days, with at least 250 people thought to have been killed. Panos Moumtzis, the UN’s co-ordinator for Syria, has told the BBC of “extreme suffering”, describing the situation faced […]

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Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas at UN Says US Can't Lead Peace Effort

loading… Mr. Abbas, addressing the Security Council, said ‘it has become impossible today for one country or state alone to solve a regional or interactional conflict.’ Photo: Mary Altaffer/Associated Press By Farnaz Fassihi and Farnaz Fassihi The Wall Street Journal Biography Farnaz.fassihi@wsj.com Felicia Schwartz Felicia Schwartz The Wall Street Journal Biography @felschwartz felicia.schwartz@wsj.com Feb. 20, […]

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Abbas Spars With Israel at UN, as Kushner Listens On

Advertisement loading… UNITED NATIONS — In a heated session of the United Nations Security Council that appeared to serve little but to reinforce intractable divisions between Israelis and Palestinians, the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, accused Israel of acting like “a state above the law,” before Israel’s ambassador said that Mr. Abbas was “part of the […]

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North Korea bailed at the last minute before a secret meeting with Pence at the Winter Olympics

US Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong (back left) watch on during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.Matthias Hangst/Getty Images loading… North Korea pulled out of a secret meeting with […]

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