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  • Syrians' plight worsens, hope for political deal fades

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Hopes for a political deal to end Syria's war are fading and it is getting harder every day to send aid to millions of trapped and displaced civilians, U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said on Wednesday.
  • First candidate for Syria's presidential election steps forward

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian lawmaker has nominated himself for president, state media said on Wednesday, the first candidate in an election likely to cement President Bashar al-Assad's rule over a country devastated by civil war. Parliament this week set...

    Militants returning from Syria pose threat to Europe: Dutch minister

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands warned on Wednesday militants returning from Syria posed a security threat to Europe and said two Dutch citizens had carried out suicide attacks in Syria and Iraq in the past six months and about 100 had fought in...

    Martin Schram: Searching for an angle on a dithering Obama

    Geometrically speaking, it just can't happen, architects sniff. Yet people who work for presidents or cover them for a living know that it does. Presidents sometimes, somehow manage to paint themselves into a corner in their Oval Office. And President...

    Lebanese MPs fail to pick new president in first vote

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese parliamentarians failed to elect a new president in a first round of voting on Wednesday, with leading candidate Samir Geagea falling well short of the required two-thirds majority. Geagea's shortfall had been widely...