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Remembering Kate O'Beirne

Added: 24.04.2017 19:34 | 7 views | 0 comments

, National Review
When the late Robert Bork was received into the Catholic Church only a few years ago, his two godparents were Kate O'Beirne and me. He was amused enough by this to say to Kate that he felt that he was becoming an Irish Catholic rather than a Roman Catholic. Beware the sin of pride, Bob, responded Kate.

From: www.realclearpolitics.com

Push against contentious Lebanese rape law heats up

Added: 23.04.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

April 24, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • Lebanese activists ramped up their campaign to scrap a controversial law allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, with a dramatic installation along Beirut's sunny seaside.

Tags: Beirut, Rape
From: www.straitstimes.com

The Latest: US, Russia discuss Syria chemical weapons probe

Added: 21.04.2017 19:55 | 27 views | 0 comments


BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
10 p.m.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russia regrets U.S. opposition to Russian inspectors taking part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria.
The Foreign ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Sarin was used in deadly Syria attack, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

Added: 20.04.2017 0:49 | 6 views | 0 comments

April 20, 2017 7:49 AM
BEIRUT (WASHINGTON POST) - The deadly nerve agent sarin was used in an attack that killed scores of civilians in northern Syria this month, the global chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday (April 19).

From: www.straitstimes.com

Death toll from Syria bus convoy attack kills at least 112: Monitoring group

Added: 16.04.2017 11:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

April 16, 2017 4:20 PM
BEIRUT (REUTERS) – The death toll from a bomb blast on a crowded Syrian bus convoy outside Aleppo has climbed to  at least 112 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday (April 16).

From: www.straitstimes.com

World Briefs: Car bomb hits Syrian evacuees in transit

Added: 15.04.2017 22:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

April 16, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • A car bomb blast killed at least 24 people yesterday at a transit point for Syrians being transferred out of two besieged government-held towns under an evacuation deal.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Syria car bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

Added: 15.04.2017 16:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

April 15, 2017 10:02 PM
BEIRUT (AFP) – A suicide car bombing killed at least 24 people on Saturday (April 15) in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Evacuation of 4 besieged Syria towns begins with prisoner exchange

Added: 12.04.2017 14:32 | 9 views | 0 comments

April 12, 2017 9:32 PM
BEIRUT (AFP) - A deal to evacuate four besieged Syrian towns began Wednesday (April 12) with an exchange of prisoners between rebels and government forces, local sources and state media said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Q&A: Why unseating Syria’s Assad risks unleashing even more chaos

Added: 11.04.2017 20:09 | 14 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — The statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the reign of President Bashar Assad's family "is coming to an end" suggests the U.S. is taking a much more aggressive approach about the Syrian leader. The remark Tuesday came after a U.S. airstrike in Syria and threats of more punitive action. ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

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