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The leader of Syria's main opposition group rejected calls Friday by U.N. envoy Kofi Annan for dialogue with President Bashar Assad's government, saying such talks are pointless and unrealistic as long as the regime massacres its own people.
Syria's deputy oil minister announced his defection in an online video that emerged Thursday, making him the highest ranking civilian official to abandon the regime since the uprising against President Bashar Assad erupted a year ago.
Syrian refugees fleeing to neighboring Lebanon on Monday said they feared they would be slaughtered in their own homes as government forces hunted down opponents in a brutal offensive against the opposition stronghold of Homs.
Syrian refugees fleeing to neighboring Lebanon on Monday said they feared they would be slaughtered in their homes as government forces hunted down opponents in a brutal offensive against the opposition stronghold of Homs.
Syrian troops advanced Wednesday on a key rebel-held neighborhood in Homs, and an official vowed it would be "cleansed," raising fears of a ground operation to retake all of the central city, which has become a symbol of the uprising to oust President Bashar Assad.
President Bashar Assad's forces pounded rebel-held areas in central Syria on Friday, killing at least 22 people, activists said. More than 60 nations meeting in Tunisia asked the United Nations to start planning for a civilian peacekeeping mission that would deploy after the Syrian regime halts its crackdown.
Western and Arab officials on Friday will demand Syrian President Bashar Assad agree to a cease-fire and allow food and medical aid into his country, as Syria's main opposition group says foreign military intervention may be necessary to enforce "humanitarian corridors."
Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan criticized world leaders on Thursday for failing to take bold action on climate change, which he said threatens to worsen the food crisis that has already left a billion people hungry.
The Basque militant group ETA issued a statement Thursday saying it is ending its 43-year armed campaign for independence and calling on Spain and France to open talks.