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# monitors - Friday 30 May, 2014

Second European team of monitors reported missing in eastern Ukraine

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said that it had been unable to establish contact with four of its monitors.

# monitors - Friday 20 September, 2013

Syria war has reached stalemate

Neither side can win, the country’s deputy prime minister has said.

# monitors - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

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VIDEO: People in lift react as the floor falls away

Don’t worry, it’s all a fake for a new ad. (May contain real terror.)

# monitors - Monday 20 August, 2012

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.

# monitors - Monday 7 May, 2012

Who can become a UN observer?

And what dangers do they face on the ground?

# monitors - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Activists: Syrian troops attack Damascus suburb

“This UN observers thing is a big joke.”

# monitors - Monday 16 April, 2012

Shelling begins hours after UN monitors arrive in Syria

United Nations monitors have arrived in Syria in order to observe the four-day-old ceasefire in the country. But fighting is said to have resumed already.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# monitors - Monday 2 January, 2012

Thousands of political prisoners 'released' in Syria

The Arab League said 3,500 prisoners had been freed – but killings of protesters continue in a bloody crackdown.

Arab League's own parliament calls on observers to leave Syria

The Arab Parliament, which advises the 22-nation bloc, says the presence of observers is distracting from the violence.

# monitors - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Calls for monitors to leave Syria

The calls have come from an Arab League advisory body, as human rights groups say that deaths are continuing during clashes in the country.

# monitors - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive

President Bashar Assad’s regime continues to crack down on protesters as he resists pressure to step down. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed in the last ten days alone.

# monitors - Monday 26 December, 2011

Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates

Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.