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Canada strongly condemns increasing violence in northwestern Syria

Canada is deeply concerned by the continuing violence in northwestern Syria, officials with Global Affairs Canada said in a statement Friday following reports that bombings by Syrian government forces damaged two schools and a health facility in the rebels’ last »

International, Politics, Society

Syria: a week of sorrow and outrage

The conflict in Syria was presented from many angles by our journalists following the chemical attack in the north of the country that killed more than 80 people, many of them children, on April 4. Canada condemns ‘absolutely reprehensible’ chemical »

International, Politics

Canada condemns ‘absolutely reprehensible’ chemical attack in Syria

The international community must carefully investigate the facts surrounding the “absolutely reprehensible” chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed 72 people, including 20 children, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday. “I do want to express my very deep »

International, Politics, Society

Amnesty International calls for UN action on Syrian gas attacks

Russia must stop blocking United Nations action against chemical attacks in Syria, says Amnesty International. World leaders have reacted with shock and horror after dozens of people, many of them children, died from poisonous gas in northern Syria early Tuesday »