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Making the Shift

Talk picks out a few favourite international films at the recently-concluded 21st JIO MAMI Film Festival 2019.

Syrian army says Israeli strikes hit northern Aleppo city, damages materials only

The blasts caused an electrical blackout in Aleppo, the country's second largest city and a major industrial hub that bore the brunt of years of fighting and heavy Russian and Syrian aerial bombardment on its former rebel-held areas.

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Hard choices for Syrian industrialists in ruins of Aleppo

The International Monetary Fund estimated last year that Syria's economy had shrunk by 57 percent during the conflict and its manufacturing sector by 77 percent.

Bashar al Assad congratulates Syrians on 'liberation' of Aleppo

The city's "liberation" was "history in the making and worthy of more than the word 'congratulations'," he said in a video posted on the presidency's official social media accounts.

India would welcome any reduction in violence: MEA on Aleppo carnage

There can be no military solution to the conflict and the focus should be on an inclusive Syrian-led political dialogue, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup told media here.

Aleppo evacuation set to begin after new ceasefire deal

The defence ministry in Moscow said that Syrian authorities had guaranteed the safety of the rebels leaving the city and confirmed preparations were underway.

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Social media tells you the real story from besieged Aleppo

As innocent civilians continue to suffer the worst kind of repression, people from across the world express anguish and offer their silent prayers on social media to whoever cares to listen.

Syrian leader Assad's Shi'ite allies helped him win in Aleppo

"It's like you are fighting modern warfare with a sword. Bravery can only take you so far," a Syrian opposition figure said. "It's a complete failure of whoever is interested in seeing us win."

Aleppo is devastated, but the internet is keeping alive some strong voices

In the midst of a bloodbath, people in Aleppo continue to have access to the Internet. Despite the airstrikes, despite the monumental infrastructural damage, civilians are tweeting and posting 'last message' videos.

Heavy clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

People in eastern Aleppo were packing their bags and burning personal possessions as they prepared to leave, fearing looting by the Syrian army and its Iranian-backed militia allies.

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