Rival US and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria have been defeated at a heated Security Council meeting that reflected the deteriorating relations between Washington and Moscow.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron said it is "obvious and indispensable" to have exchanges with US President Donald Trump as the two leaders were set to try to find common ground on security, defence and other issues.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
The Syrian government committed "slow-motion slaughter" of an unknown number of Syrians trapped in besieged and hard-to-reach areas by wilfully denying them food and healthcare, according to a new report from a civil rights group.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
France has struck a compromise with Russia on a United Nations resolution that it said would prevent "mass atrocities" in besieged areas of Aleppo, Syria, where thousands of trapped civilians and rebel fighters await evacuation in freezing temperatures.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016