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# Monitors

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Second European team of monitors reported missing in eastern Ukraine
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said that it had been unable to establish contact with four of its monitors.
Syria war has reached stalemate
Neither side can win, the country’s deputy prime minister has said.
VIDEO: People in lift react as the floor falls away
Don’t worry, it’s all a fake for a new ad. (May contain real terror.)
Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated
As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.
Who can become a UN observer?
And what dangers do they face on the ground?
Activists: Syrian troops attack Damascus suburb
“This UN observers thing is a big joke.”
Shelling begins hours after UN monitors arrive in Syria
United Nations monitors have arrived in Syria in order to observe the four-day-old ceasefire in the country. But fighting is said to have resumed already.
Thousands of political prisoners 'released' in Syria
The Arab League said 3,500 prisoners had been freed – but killings of protesters continue in a bloody crackdown.
Arab League's own parliament calls on observers to leave Syria
The Arab Parliament, which advises the 22-nation bloc, says the presence of observers is distracting from the violence.
Calls for monitors to leave Syria
The calls have come from an Arab League advisory body, as human rights groups say that deaths are continuing during clashes in the country.
'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive
President Bashar Assad’s regime continues to crack down on protesters as he resists pressure to step down. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed in the last ten days alone.
Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates
Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.