Obama to address US nation on Syria on Tuesday

Barack Obama is set to address the nation on Syria. Credit: Jessica Gow/Scanpix/Press Association Images

President Obama will address the US nation on Syria on Tuesday.

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G20: 'UN paralysed over Syria'

World leaders have failed to reach agreement on the Syria crisis despite days of talks at the G20 summit in Russia. In a joint statement, 11 country's leaders - but not Vladimir Putin - admitted the UN Security Council "remains paralysed over Syria."