US faces 'Munich moment' on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Democrat congressmen that they face a "Munich moment" as they weigh-up whether to approve strikes on Syria.

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Syria asks UN to 'prevent any aggression' against it

Bashar Ja'afari, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations. Credit: Reuters

Syria has asked the United Nations to "prevent any aggression" against it. The request was in a letter from the UN ambassador Bashar Ja'afari, the state news agency SANA reported.

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