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  • John Culleton: GOP has lost all credibility

  • Kofi Annan to step down as special envoy to Syria

     
    Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary-general who has been the point man for a failing international peace plan for strife-torn Syria, is quitting as special envoy to Syria as of Aug. 31, news agencies said Thursday.

    New stream of refugees escapes strife in Syria

     
    Refugees fleeing Syria: Escalating violence in Syria has prompted a new surge of refugees fleeing the strife-torn nation, with as many as 30,000 people escaping to neighboring Lebanon in the past 48 hours, the United Nations said Friday.

    As refugees surge, some Syrians turned away from Jordan

     
    Jordan has been praised for welcoming tens of thousands of fleeing Syrians. The United Nations refugee agency has registered roughly 35,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan, but there are reported to be far more Syrian refugees along its borders, upward of 140,...

    Lebanese politician seeks state of emergency in Syria spillover

     
    The leader of a prominent Lebanese political party called Friday for declaring a state of emergency in his country as the Syrian conflict continued to spill over into Lebanon.