U.N. ceasefire mission fails to curb Syria violence




 
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U.N. ceasefire mission fails to curb Syria violence
 
April 4th, 2012  
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U.N. ceasefire mission fails to curb Syria violence
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian opposition activists accused forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of bombarding rebel areas on Wednesday as a U.N. mission was expected to arrive in Damascus in a first step to implement an international peace plan. Activists said at least 80 people have been killed since Tuesday despite the imminent arrival of the advance team from the U.N. peacekeeping department. The advance mission is part of the latest international effort to end a year of bloodshed that began with peaceful protests against Assad's authoritarian rule in March 2011. ...




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