Yearly Archives: 2016

(English) Daily World News Digest, 27 December 2016

Mass graves found in eastern Aleppo

Deutsche Welle reported yesterday that the Russian military has found the tortured bodies of civilians in mass graves in Aleppo, allegedly left there by rebel groups. Troops found dozens of bodies, many shot in the head and showing signs of abuse and mutilation, Defense Ministry spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov said. “Mass graves containing dozens of Syrians who were summarily executed and subjected to savage torture have been discovered.”

Dozens of Brazilian migrants missing near Bahamas

World Bulletin, carried an article yesterday stating that at least 19 Brazilians who had gone missing last month while trying to reach the United States illegally are believed to have drowned off the Bahamas. Officials suspect the vessel capsized on the 80-kilometer crossing between the Bahamas and the Florida coast. There were likely dozens of other migrants on board. There has…