Homs 'bombarded by Syrian warplanes'

Syrian warplanes and artillery bombarded the central city of Homs today, in what activists described as the worst attack in months.

The city was rocked by several large explosions from warplanes, and activists say the air bombardment was accompanied by tanks and mortars on the ground.

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Turkey returns fire to Syria

Turkish forces fired across the border into Syria today after a shell launched from Syria landed in Turkey's border town of Akcakale.