Hundreds of thousands have fled the civil war in Syria. Most are in camps in neighboring countries, such as Lebanon.
The politicians from the opposition AfD shared their impressions of the war-torn country after returning from a controversial trip. They reiterated their stance that Syrian refugees in Germany should be sent back.
Holding the Syrian regime and its allies accountable for the horror inflicted on civilians is fraught with problems. How effective can the UN's legal mechanism be when funding is scarce? Teri Schultz reports.
The attack on Syria's capital, blamed on rebels, comes as the government presses an offensive on eastern Ghouta. Separately, the UN warned over the humanitarian situation in Afrin after Turkish forces took the enclave.
The EU has unlocked €3 billion ($3.7 billion) for projects to help Syrian refugees in Turkey in a second payment from the 2016 migration deal. More than a million refugees have already benefited from the funds.
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