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Microsoft tells UN more can be done to combat digital terror

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FIGHTING TERRORISM. Microsoft vice president Steven Crown addresses the United Nations Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York, USA, May 11, 2016. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

An IT company addresses the UN Security Council for the first time to tackle jihadists’ use of technology ‘to spread violence, to destroy, and to kill’

UNITED NATIONS, USA (May 12, 2016) — Microsoft told the United Nations on Wednesday, May 11, that technology companies can do more to combat digital terror, but warned there was no single solution to prevent terrorists from using the web. Continue reading Microsoft tells UN more can be done to combat digital terror

Air strikes on Syria displaced camp kill 28

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Syrian men ride a motorbike past damaged buildings in the rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr district in eastern Aleppo, on May 4, 2016. Karam al-Masri/AFP

As relieved civilians went out onto the streets after two weeks of heavy fighting in the divided city, others were attacked further west

ALEPPO, Syria (May 6, 2016) — Air strikes killed at least 28 civilians Thursday, May 5, in a camp for the displaced in northern Syria near the Turkish border as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in Aleppo. Continue reading Air strikes on Syria displaced camp kill 28

Russia says ‘regrets’ UN rejection to rein in Turkey over Syria

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In this file photo, people walk across Red Square, with the Kremlin’s Spasskaya (Saviour) Tower (R) and St. Basil’s Cathedral (L) seen in the background, in central Moscow on December 22, 2015. Vasily Maximov/AFP
The Kremlin adds that Russia is set to continue its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ground offensive against terrorist organizations

MOSCOW, Russia (Feb. 20, 2016) — Russia on Saturday, February 20, expressed regret that the United Nations Security Council rejected its bid to halt Turkey’s military actions against Syria and Continue reading Russia says ‘regrets’ UN rejection to rein in Turkey over Syria