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During an emergency debate in the House of Commons on 13 December, both Boris Johnson and George Osborne have been critical about Britain’s lack of action in the Syrian Civil War. The two leading Conservatives called out Western powers, including Britain, for allowing Russia and Assad to seize control of the conflict. Syrian pro-government forces have claimed to have taken 99% of Aleppo, but reports of atrocities and executions of civilians are emerging from the besieged city.
Dec 13, 2016
Giant panda Da Mao has been spotted playing in the snow in Toronto Zoo. The bear was spotted by security cameras on 12 December, rolling around and enjoying the first major snow of the year in the city.
Dec 13, 2016
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