Kofi Annan to visit Russia for Syria talks

Special envoy Kofi Annan will travel to Moscow on Monday for two days of talks with the President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the crisis in Syria, a spokesman has confirmed

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Syria rejects UN attack account

Syria has denied claims that it killed more than 100 people in an attack on the village of Tremseh. UN monitors are expected to return to the scene to try and work out what happened.