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Peace in Syria- a tough mission

Peace in Syria- a tough mission

VOV.VN - Since the truce in Syria collapsed last week, bloody clashes have plunged Syria back into its humanitarian nightmare.

Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on September 27, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire.

Kerry defends diplomacy as Russian-backed forces pound Aleppo

Kerry defends diplomacy as Russian-backed forces pound Aleppo

US Secretary of State John Kerry defended his efforts to negotiate with Moscow over the war in Syria on September 26, despite the collapse of a ceasefire that has led to a massive Russian-backed assault on the besieged rebel-held sector of Aleppo.

Vietnam girl wins int’l letter-writing competition

Vietnam girl wins int’l letter-writing competition

A Vietnamese girl came out atop hundreds of other submissions to a letter-writing competition with a touching letter from the perspective of the Syrian refugee boy who drowned last year in the Mediterranean Sea.

Warplanes bomb Aleppo after Syrian army launches offensive

Warplanes bomb Aleppo after Syrian army launches offensive

Warplanes bombed Aleppo on September 23 with what residents described as unprecedented ferocity after the Russian-backed Syrian army announced an offensive to fully capture Syria's biggest city, killing off any hope of reviving a ceasefire.

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.

Kerry demands Russia, Syria ground warplanes to save truce

Kerry demands Russia, Syria ground warplanes to save truce

US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded on September 21 that Russia and the Syrian government immediately halt flights over Syrian battle zones, in what he called a last chance to salvage a collapsing ceasefire and find a way "out of the carnage".

Air strikes hit aid convoy as Syria says ceasefire over

Air strikes hit aid convoy as Syria says ceasefire over

Syrian or Russian aircraft struck an aid convoy near Aleppo on September 19 and killed 12 people, according to a war monitor, as the Syrian military declared a one-week truce brokered by the United States and Russia over.

Syrian situation worsens one week after ceasefire

Syrian situation worsens one week after ceasefire

VOV.VN - The ceasefire brokered by Russia and the US has taken effect for one week in Syria’s battle fields. But the months-long efforts by Moscow and Washington are hurt, as the situation in the Middle East country is deteriorating, particularly in Aleppo and Hama.

Syria ceasefire deal in balance as Aleppo aid plan stalls

Syria ceasefire deal in balance as Aleppo aid plan stalls

Russia said the Syrian army had begun to withdraw from a road into Aleppo on September 15, a prerequisite for pressing ahead with international peacemaking efforts as the government and rebels accused each other of violating a truce.

Kerry, Lavrov agree Syria truce holding, extend it by 48 hours

Kerry, Lavrov agree Syria truce holding, extend it by 48 hours

The United States and Russia agreed that the Syrian cessation of hostilities that began on September 12 had largely held and should be extended for another 48 hours despite sporadic violence, the US State Department said on September 14.

US offers humanitarian aid as Iraq prepares Mosul offensive

US offers humanitarian aid as Iraq prepares Mosul offensive

The United States said on September 14 it would give Iraq US$181 million in humanitarian aid, anticipating a wave of displaced people when Iraqi forces launch a drive to recapture the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State.

Syria truce largely holds as aid preparations begin

Syria truce largely holds as aid preparations begin

A new ceasefire in Syria brought a full day with no combat deaths in the war between President Bashar al-Assad and his opponents, a monitoring body said on September 13, as efforts to deliver aid to besieged areas got cautiously under way.