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US open to Syrian rebel talks

President Obama has said he was "encouraged to see the Syrian opposition created an umbrella group" but has warned he was not prepared to recognise the group as a "government in exile."

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Syrians flee for Turkish border after 'plane attack'

Scores of Syrian civilians have fled into Turkey after a reported plane attack at the border. Credit: APTN
The rebel-held town of Ras al-Ain was attacked this morning, Reuters reported. Credit: APTN
A giant plume of smoke rose after a Syrian jet, supported by helicopters, reportedly bombed the area. Credit: APTN
The injured were taken to hospitals, though details on casualties remained unknown. Credit: APTN

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