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Journal columnist Keith Hann on the disturbing rise in conflicts across the globe and failure to learn from past mistakes
Last week I wrote about Syria and the use of chemical weapons. "Someone, despot or rebel, has left innocent children guttering, choking and drowning. The world surely needs to take some action before others follow suit"
Syria and trade dominate G8 summit
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Editor-in-Chief, Trinity Mirror North East
Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.