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Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons
# War
# War

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons

Dec 29th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,353 Views 23 Comments

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.

Syrian opposition in disarray as leader attempts to resign
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian opposition in disarray as leader attempts to resign

Mar 24th 2013, 7:46 PM 6,692 Views 13 Comments

But matters were confused by the Syrian National Coalition’s refusal to accept Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib’s resignation earlier today.

Arab League readies to hand Syria seat to opposition
# Syria
# Syria

Arab League readies to hand Syria seat to opposition

Mar 6th 2013, 9:00 PM 3,191 Views 5 Comments

The League called for the opposition National Coalition “to form an executive body to take up Syria’s seat” and attend its summit later this month.

Column: The Government could learn from the mistakes of Cosgrave's National Coalition
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# Read Me

Column: The Government could learn from the mistakes of Cosgrave's National Coalition

Feb 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 103 Views 31 Comments

On the 40th anniversary of the election of the Fine Gael-Labour coalition that ended a record sixteen years of Fianna Fáil government, David McCann reflects on what lessons the current government should take from its predecessors.

France becomes first Western country to recognise new Syria coalition
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

France becomes first Western country to recognise new Syria coalition

Nov 14th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,632 Views 5 Comments

Francois Hollande said France will only recognise the opposition government as part of a series of steps to end the Bashar al-Assad regime.

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition
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# Syria

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition

Nov 12th 2012, 12:44 PM 2,051 Views 7 Comments

Yesterday a deal was made to form a broad-based opposition structure to take the 20-month uprising forward.

Finland's conservatives win presidency for first time in 55 years
# Finland
# Finland

Finland's conservatives win presidency for first time in 55 years

Feb 6th 2012, 8:51 AM 1,185 Views 13 Comments

The pro-EU conservative and former finance minister Sauli Niinisto takes a clear majority in Finland’s run-off election.