The United Nations has warned that the number of foreign fighters operating inside Syria is growing, and that there is growing evidence that they are responsible for war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Brazilian diplomat and professor Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said:
"Despite indications that the FSA had adopted a code of ethics, media reported that 21 government soldiers were summarily executed in Aleppo...they also allegedly used prisoners to detonate vehicle borne explosives and acted, in such a way, that resulted in captives deaths. "
More top news
The number of children in temporary accommodation has increased at a rate the equivalent of an extra secondary school of pupils a month.
The high street chemist - which charges almost £15 more for the pill than rivals - said it was "truly sorry" for a "poor choice of words".
The head of Minneapolis police stood down at the city mayor's request after the police killing of bride-to-be Justine Damond.