(CNN) -- As international envoy Kofi Annan negotiated a cease-fire in Syria, government forces raided opposition strongholds, killing and detaining residents in attacks amounting to war crimes, a rights group said Wednesday. Government forces killed at least 95 people during the two-week offensive in Idlib shortly before the cease-fire, according to Human Rights Watch.The attacks occurred in late March and early April as Annan was negotiating with the government to end the fighting, according to the group.
(CNN) -- International envoy Kofi Annan meets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday as frustrated world leaders warned that Syria is engaging in crimes against humanity and drifting closer to a civil war. "How many more ... Read Post
(CNN) -- The civilian death toll mounted in Syria Wednesday as the U.N.-Arab League envoy for the country, Kofi Annan, considered a response from Syrian authorities to proposals laid out in weekend meetings, officials said. Annan "h... Read Post