""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
There has been no let up in the battle for Aleppo and surrounding areas.
A nationwide ceasefire agreement in Syria brokered by Russia and the United States has come into effect.
An alleged chlorine gas attack on the Syrian city of Aleppo is said to have led to dozens of people including children being treated in hospital for suffocation.
Both rebels and government troops are sending in reinforcements to Aleppo as the long battle for Syria’s second city intensifies.
Rebel fighters in Aleppo in Syria have come under air-bombardment from pro-government forces.
Islamist rebels in Syria say they have broken through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo.
A government-led-offensive has intensified fighting around Aleppo in recent days.
Syrian rebels have released video footage of a suspected chlorine gas attack in Syria.
Syrian government troops say they are moving in against rebel held positions in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
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This is amateur footage, posted online, purports to show the aftermath of a Syrian regime attack on a neighbourhood in Aleppo.
Residents are seen