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Syrian Activists: Government Attacks Continue in Aleppo

Posted July 27th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Syrian opposition activists say government forces are continuing a ground and aerial bombardment of the nation’s largest city, Aleppo, in what the United States says it fears could become a massacre. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said President Bashar al-Assad’s forces were firing machineguns from helicopters in several Aleppo neighborhoods Friday. It reported […]

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Zambia President Weakening Opposition with Gov’t Appointments, Says Opposition

Posted July 27th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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A Zambian opposition leader says President Michael Sata is giving cabinet-level positions to members of his rival political party in an effort to weaken it. Nevers Mumba, the leader of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, tells VOA that President Sata hopes the appointments will influence the new cabinet ministers to vote in the government’s favor. […]

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