Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Russia Says It Brokered Truce Extension in Aleppo

Russia says it has brokered a 72-hour extension for a local cease-fire in the ravaged Syrian city Aleppo, where recent fighting between the Syrian regime and rebels has left nearly 300 people dead. Russia’s Interfax news agency said an initial two-day cessation, which expired early Saturday local time in Syria, had been extended “at Russia’s initiative.” The news agency said Russia's Defense Ministry also announced that a cessation for a northern region of Latakia had been...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter