An updated report published by the United Nations today paints a grim picture of the situation on the ground in Syria. The report finds that both sides, hardened by long conflict, have resorted to “unimaginable crimes” and it is “civilians who continue to pay the price for the failure to negotiate an end to this conflict.”
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U.N. Report Finds Both Sides In Syria Commit War Crimes
- Haines is getting ready for a weekend full of music, food and Ferris wheels. The 49th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair takes place Thursday through Sunday.
- Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska broke with their party and opposed the Senate vote to move ahead on health care.
- A good Samaritan vessel and a Coast Guard aircrew rescued four fishermen Monday in Kodiak waters. The fishing vessel Grayling capsized in Kuprean of Strait near Raspberry Island, according to a Coast Guard news release, and the nearby Calista Marie came to their aid.
- Alaskans have until the end of the month to tell the Marine Highway System what they think of its fall, winter and spring sailing plans.