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California: parents of chained-up children charged with torture

Parents of California children who were chained up were charged with "torture, child abuse, and false imprisonment" Riverside County district attorney Mike Hestrin told reports Thursday (January 18). Prosecutors said the victims were "beaten, starved, and chained." David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise Turpin, 49,...

US will not help in rebuilding Syria’s Assad-controlled areas

The US, the EU and regional partners will not provide assistance to restore the Syrian-controlled areas of Asad, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. "The United States, the EU and regional partners will not provide international assistance to rebuild any areas under the control of...

US calls on Turkey not to deploy forces to Afrin in Syria

The US State Department urged Turkey on Thursday not to take military action against Afrin region in Syria and called instead for Ankara to remain focused on fighting IS militants in the region. This was reported by Al-Arabiya. Asked about signs that Turkey was preparing to...

Bangladesh says it receives more than 1 million Rohingya on its territory

Bangladesh has counted more than 1 million Rohingya refugees living in camps near its border with Burma, according to the official in charge of the refugee registration project, as preparations are underway to bring them home. The Bangladeshi army began recording biometric data for refugees...

We do not need your dollars for reconstruction: Syrian FM

A source at the Syrian Foreign Ministry said today that his government does not need US funds for reconstruction in the country. The Syrian foreign statement comes in response to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday that his country and its allies will...