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Syria's White Helmets: 'We had 400 casualties last week'

Since their creation in 2011, the Syrian voluntary rescue workers known as the White Helmets have been credited with saving thousands of lives. And as they pull people from the rubble, they have been documenting what they see - including footage of a notorious chemical attack that UN war crimes investigators blame on the Syrian regime. Abdulrahman Almawwas, a spokesman for the White Helmets, sat down with FRANCE 24 at a time when fighting is escalating on several fronts in Syria's civil war.

"The last week was one of the worst weeks we faced during the last six years," Syrian White Helmets spokesman Abdulrahman Almawwas told FRANCE 24. "During the last week, we had 400 casualties just in Eastern Ghouta [a besieged area near the capital Damascus]. One hundred of them were children."

>> On France24.com: Macron urges Putin to act as Syrian strikes kill more than 200 near Damascus

 

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2018-10-15 The F24 Interview

South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

For the last decade, British journalist Peter Martell has covered the situation in South Sudan. His new book is entitled "First Raise A Flag: How South Sudan Won the Longest War...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the whole truth" on the the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

Rwanda’s Kagame: Macron has brought ‘freshness’ to world politics

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Friday lauded his French counterpart, saying Emmanuel Macron has brought a “freshness” into the world...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

'Without agreement on our borders, no European future for Kosovo and Serbia'

"When the EU and the USA have a guarantee from Serbia on the recognition of Kosovo, I will sign the peace agreement between our two countries", Kosovo's President Hashim Thaçi...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

'We have no desire to control the Palestinians', Israeli minister says

Our guest is regarded as one of the most important players in Israeli politics and a potential future leader of the country. Tzachi Hanegbi is currently Minister for Regional...

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