jeremy bowen, bbc news, damascus. >> the war in syria has changed in aleppo, too. for a long time, the rebel stronghold. our chief international correspondent spent the last few days there. aleppo, one of the world's oldest inhabited cities. one of its newest wars. large swathes of this city are now in government hands. the east is held by the rebels. ancient quarter, a world heritage site, is a battleground. the syrian army took us through its narrow alleys. snipers from warring sides lay in wait. the army is gaining ground against rebels now fighting is much amongst themselves as against the regime. thatare now predicting those areas still had by the rebels could soon fall to president assad's forces. his troops are now besieging those areas using the same tactic, surrender or starve, that has been used time and again in this war. 300,000 civilians are trapped inside trade that means even more suffering. but that's the story of syria's war. every major battle is also a grave humanitarian crisis. hundreds of thousands have already fled into safer areas of aleppo.
jeremy bowen, bbc news. >> other news from around the world, the u.n. german assembly human rights committee approved a resolution urging the security council to take north korea to the international criminal court because of the country's human rights situation. resolution will need to be approved by the entire general assembly and then referred on to the security council. e european space agency said the satellite connected molecules on the comet, and is designed to sniff the atmosphere and detected molecules that is the carbon element for the basis of life on earth. being analyzed. the satellite will drill in the comet surface before the batteries ran out of power. they bull cut into it. in march it was ruled japan had abused the exception of whaling from the 1996 international moratorium. fifa lodged a criminal complaint against individuals connected to the bids for hosting the next two world cups. president sepp blatter acted on the advice of the judge whose cleared russia and qatar to host the 2018 tournament. it follow as report by the ethic comm
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