William Hague will today meet Syrian rebel leaders fighting to topple president Bashar Assad's brutal regime.
The Foreign Secretary will urge the group to develop a clear plan for political transition in Syria when he opens the London talks.
He will also press for the need to respect human rights and "win over the middle ground of opinion" in the nation amid the spiralling violence meted out by the regime.
More top news
Transgender US service members will be able to serve openly and cannot be discharged on the basis of their gender identity.
Singer Rita Ora has been hospitalised after reportedly suffering from exhaustion just hours after the man who burgled her home was jailed.
ITV News has obtained a copy of an email from Michael Gove to Boris Johnson written after the UK voted to leave the EU.