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Vienna meet seeks peace for Syria, respite for refugees

SYRIA has been in the news lately because of the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees trying to enter Europe and begin new lives there. Crossing the border north to Turkey, Syrians have been sailing on rickety boats west across the Aegean Sea to Greece, then travel, often by foot, north through the Balkans to Hungary, Austria, Germany, and the rest of Western Europe.

The UN’s International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) warning on Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer – and red meat “probably” does too – begs an obvious question.

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