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Turkey's buffer zone along Syrian border

Turkey's buffer zone along Syrian border

UNITED NATIONS, March 19 (UPI) -- The Syrian government has reacted angrily to the news that Turkey intends to create a buffer zone along its border with Syria.
27 killed in explosions in Damascus, Syria

27 killed in explosions in Damascus, Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 17 (UPI) -- Two explosions in the Syrian capital of Damascus Saturday killed 27 people and wounded at least 97, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 17, 2012.
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Annan sending monitors to Damascus

Annan sending monitors to Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 16 (UPI) -- The U.N.-Arab League special envoy on Syria Friday urged the U.N. Security Council to speak with "one voice" and said he is sending monitors to Damascus.
Idlib falls to Syrian forces

Idlib falls to Syrian forces

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 14 (UPI) -- Syrian forces Wednesday captured the opposition stronghold of Idlib after a four-day assault, state media reports said.

U.N. official describes Homs destruction

CAIRO, March 9 (UPI) -- The government of President Bashar Assad is resisting a U.N. aid mission to help relieve some of the devastation in Syria, the U.N. aid chief said Friday.
U.S. House backs funding Syrian opposition

U.S. House backs funding Syrian opposition

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives calls for financial and political assistance to pro-democracy groups in Syria.
Report: Families slain in Homs

Report: Families slain in Homs

CAIRO, March 8 (UPI) -- Dozens of people from a handful of families were killed Thursday by Syrian government troops in Homs, Syrian opposition groups said.

Amos arrives in Syria for 3-day visit

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 7 (UPI) -- Valerie Amos, the U.N. undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, visited the besieged city of Homs Wednesday after being given permission to enter Syria.
Assad regime attacks border areas, 35 dead

Assad regime attacks border areas, 35 dead

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 6 (UPI) -- Syrian opposition groups said at least 35 people were killed Tuesday by government forces attacking an escape route to Lebanon.
U.S.: 'Humanitarian disaster' in Syria

U.S.: 'Humanitarian disaster' in Syria

TUNIS, Tunisia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking Friday in Tunisia, applauded the selection of Kofi Annan as U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria.
Russia backs Kofi Annan as U.N. envoy to Syria

Russia backs Kofi Annan as U.N. envoy to Syria

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Russia supports the choice of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan as the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, a Russian government spokesman said.
Report: Syrian opposition getting arms

Report: Syrian opposition getting arms

TUNIS, Tunisia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Some Arab nations are supplying arms for the opposition in Syria, diplomatic sources told CNN.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 15, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007.
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Annan: climate change strategy essential

BEIJING, June 5 (UPI) -- Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Anan said in China Tuesday that leaders at the G8 summit must reach agreement on climate change strategy.

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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2006 with 138 to go.
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Arab League blasts U.N. peace envoy

CAIRO, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The Arab League blasted U.N. special peace envoy to the Middle East Alvaro De Soto Wednesday for defending Israel's right to build a security wall.

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The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
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Qureia won't attend London conference

GAZA, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Palestinian Premier Ahmed Qureia announced Sunday he will not attend the Middle East Conference for reforms scheduled March 1 in London.
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