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Clinton: Deep Differences with Russia on Syria

By: Matthew Lee VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday acknowledged deep differences with Russia over how to handle the crisis in Syria, saying she would continue to try to convince Moscow to back increased … Continue reading

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US and Turkey consider no-fly zones

By: Conal Urquhart The United States and Turkey are considering imposing no-fly zones and other steps on Syria to help rebel forces, Hillary Clinton has announced. The US secretary of state said she and the Turkish foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, … Continue reading

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US is heaping new pressure on Russia over Syria

By: Bradley Klapper and Matthew Lee COPENHAGEN, Denmark– The U.S. is heaping new pressure on Russia to change course and support international action in Syria, warning that intransigence by Moscow may lead to open civil war that could spill across … Continue reading

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U.S. Human Rights Review Praises Myanmar, Deplores Syria

By: Indira A.R. Lakshmanan Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lauded signs of political opening in Myanmar, highlighted the first free elections in Egypt and deplored worsening abuses in Syria in presenting the State Department’s 2011 review of human rights conditions … Continue reading

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World powers warn of tough action if UN Syria plan fails

PARIS — A coalition of Western and Middle East powers warned on Thursday that they would seek tougher international action if Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime continues to flout a shaky UN peace plan. Senior officials, including US Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Video: Is Syria’s President a war criminal?

Is Syria’s President a war criminal? Wolf Blitzer interviews Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on the crisis in Syria.

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No successor still in sight for Syria

The Obama administration along with its Arab and European allies are trying to push Syria’s leader from power, but US officials acknowledge they see no good candidates to replace him, either inside the government or from the nation’s fractured opposition. … Continue reading

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Clinton says Syria has blood on its hands

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the Syrian regime will have “more blood on its hands” if it doesn’t immediately comply with ceasefire demands being issued by a group of 70 Western and Arab nations. In opening remarks … Continue reading

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Clinton to leave for intense diplomacy on Syria amid talk of arming anti-Assad rebels

 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying to ramp up diplomatic efforts against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime on a trip to North Africa this week, as some countries begin to explore the possibility of arming Syria’s rebels. Clinton … Continue reading

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US sees ‘challenges’ for peacekeepers in Syria

The Obama administration said Monday it backs Arab League plans to end ongoing violence in Syria but noted several obstacles to deploying a proposed international peacekeeping force to the country and stopped short of a full endorsement of the idea. … Continue reading

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