UN probes allegations of rebel atrocities in Syria

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BEIRUT — United Nations experts are investigating allegations that rebels killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in a village near Aleppo after they captured it from government troops, an incident that could amount to a war crime, the world body’s human rights chief said Friday. Navi Pillay said in a statement that a U.N team in the region is looking into reports about killings that followed the battle in Khan al-Assal in July. Pillay said the team has examined activists’ videos and collected accounts from people in Aleppo on an incident that she called “deeply shocking.” While abuses by troops loyal to President Bashar Assad have been systematic and widespread throughout the two-year…

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UN probes allegations of rebel atrocities in Syria

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BEIRUT — United Nations experts are investigating allegations that rebels killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in a village near Aleppo after they captured it from government troops, an incident that could amount to a war crime, the world body’s human rights chief said Friday. Navi Pillay said in a statement that a U.N team in the region is looking into reports about killings that followed the battle in Khan al-Assal in July. Pillay said the team has examined activists’ videos and collected accounts from people in Aleppo on an incident that she called “deeply shocking.” While abuses by troops loyal to President Bashar Assad have been systematic and widespread throughout the two-year…

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Can West Indies' young crop of pacers help regain lost glory? - Cricket Country


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Can West Indies' young crop of pacers help regain lost glory?
Cricket Country
Over the years, fast bowlers from the Caribbean have been revered and feted for playing a Calypso brand of cricket. With sheer dedication and devotion to fast bowling, crackerjack pacers like Wes Hall, Gary Sobers, Andy Roberts, Colin Croft, Malcolm ...
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