Boys ride a bicycle near rubble of damaged buildings in Douma, near Damascus, Syria August 14, 2017. BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS

Analysis As Syrian Death Toll Dips, So Does World's Attention

Awareness about those killed in the civil war and those who have fled is waning, as it did with the victims of the slaughter in Rwanda, Darfur and Somalia

How many people have been killed in the Syrian civil war? It depends whom you ask – and who’s doing the counting. The UN estimate is that up to April of last year, about 400,000 people have died, including...

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