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UN clash over Syria handling

Syrian activists are claiming 45 people have been "massacred" in the Karm Al-Zaitoun area of Homs. They report that 108 people have died so far today.

Foreign ministers will discuss the crisis at the UN Security Council meeting later.

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Kofi Annan to meet Syrian President Assad later today

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrives in Cairo ahead of his visit to Syria Credit: Reuters

Arab League Syria envoy Kofi Annan will meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad later today during a peace mission to the country where pro-democracy protests have deteriorated into bloody turmoil.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also revealed that Annan plans to meet with the Syrian opposition as well before leaving the country tomorrow.

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