Civilian death toll in Syria more than 9,000

The UN's Middle East envoy has told the UN Security Council more than 9,000 civilians have died in the conflict in Syria.

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Annan: Syria accepts peace plan

Syria has accepted the UN-Arab League peace plan, according to the envoy to the country Kofi Annan. The Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has visited the former rebel stronghold of Baba Amr.