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Morning Brief: Syrian clashes continue despite ceasefire

Syrian clashes continue despite ceasefire Top story: A deadline set by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, the Arab League and United Nations special envoy for Syria, for both government and opposition forces to withdraw their troops and arms came into effect, but violence continued across Syria. Syrian activists reported that troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad shelled the city of Homs and Aleppo province, while unrest also occurred in the capital of Damascus.
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