Articles by Daniel Tovrov

One Million Refugees Have Left Somalia: UN

While the world's deadliest famine has officially ended, remaining food shortages coupled with insecurity and fighting between African Union forces and militant group al-Shabab have wreaked havoc...
Free Syrian Army Members In Qaboun District Of Damascus

Fighting In Damascus Intensifies Yet Again

Because of Syria's prohibitions on media, details of what is actually happening on the ground vary, but by all accounts Tuesday's fighting was the heaviest to hit the capital since the start of the...

Mubarak Returns To Cairo Prison

Ex-Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was taken back to Cairo's Tora Prison on Monday evening after Prosecutor-General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud ordered that the ailing former president could no longer...
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov gestures during a news conference in Moscow

Russia Calls For Syrian Ceasefire

Speaking before scheduled talks with Kofi Annan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that only a simultaneous end to violence is possible, followed by a simultaneous pullout of...

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