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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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Aftermath of resumed bombing on Syrian border town

Smoke fills the air in Ras al-Ain after a second day of reported bombings by Syrian forces. Credit: RTV
The bombs fell on the rebel-held Syrian town, just metres from the Turkish border. Credit: RTV
Rebels on the ground reportedly fired machineguns into the air during the raids. Credit: RTV

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