Syrian government forces have caused death and devastating injuries to civilians by dropping barrel bombs on schools, hospitals, mosques and crowded markets in opposition-controlled areas of Aleppo, rights group Amnesty International has alleged in a new report.
Hiba was sitting for exams at university in Syria four years ago when planes started dropping bombs near her family's home. She was forced to flee her home and her education with just two classes left before her college graduation.
Friends are hard to come by -- especially if you're an internationally isolated, highly sanctioned regime. But North Korea's foreign minister is on an international trip visiting its allies around the world after declaring that 2015 is the "Friendship Year" with Russia.