UN official slams international community’s Syria response – breaking world news

A senior UN humanitarian affairs official has condemned in the strongest terms the international community’s response to the crisis in Aleppo, where he says war crimes are being committed.

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Are these Aleppo’s final hours? – breaking world news

As an estimated 10,000 Syrian-led ground troops amass east of Aleppo, the US is considering a tougher response to Russia over its support for the Assad regime and its role in the bombardment of the city, senior administration officials told CNN.

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Israeli, Palestinian leaders shake hands at funeral – breaking world news

The body of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday in a funeral attended by world leaders flanked by heavy security.

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Comet-chasing probe makes final touchdown – breaking world news

The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series of breakthrough discoveries.

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