Hague condemns Syria killings

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has condemned the reported killing of 85 people in Damascus by Syrian forces as "another reminder of the callous brutality of the Assad regime."

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John Kerry: 'Syrian assistance for food and medical aid'

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that $127 million of non-lethal assistance already given to Syrian opposition is providing food, medical kits and support for local leaders.

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He said: "For the last several months we have steadily increased our non-lethal assistance to more than $127 million and that aid is providing food now, medical kits now, and support for local leaders who are trying to lay the groundwork for a stable and a democratic future."

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