Syria

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Syrian protesters marched in the northern town of Hasakeh on Oct. 12
"About 130,000 people have been displaced in Syria... with at least 60 civilian casualties in Syria and 18 dead in Turkey."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Two U.S. soldiers
Noting Turkey's claims that this was a mistake, the U.S. peace group CodePink...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"If the offensive continues it's possible a total of 300,000 people could be...

Further

A small feel-good sliver in a feel-bad framework: Pihcintu, a sweet-voiced, multicultural chorus of refugee girls and women here in Portland, sang today at the U.N. to celebrate a new Global Compact on Refugees aimed at supporting the largely poor countries that host the world's 25-million-plus refugees. The compact, which will help the U.N give food, shelter and succor like that once accorded Pihcintu members, was approved by all but two countries; the U.S. was one.