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As U.S. gun debate rages on, Australians hand in 57,000 firearms, and Norway is set for a broad ban
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As U.S. gun debate rages on, Australians hand in 57,000 firearms, and Norway is set for a broad ban

Australia officials announced Feb. 28 that the country has made progress in restricting firearms. Citizens handed in 57,000 illegal firearms during a gun amnesty in the summer of 2017. (Elyse Samuels/The Washington Post) As more U.S. companies were showing support for stricter gun laws this week, two foreign governments announced Wednesday that they had made significant…

Violence rages in Syria as UN calls to stop ‘hell on Earth’
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Violence rages in Syria as UN calls to stop ‘hell on Earth’

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian forces launched a ground offensive Monday on a rebel-held eastern Damascus suburb despite a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, as the U.N. chief denounced the violence in the embattled region, describing it as "hell on Earth." The violence, along with airstrikes that killed 10 people on…