1. CLASHES

    15 Dead in Syria

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    At least 15 are dead in Syria today as the U.N. attempts to enforce a truce between rebels and president Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Those killed in the ongoing violent clashes reportedly include soldiers, journalists, civilians, and at least one child. Military observers from the U.N. are currently in the area with the objective of negotiating a ceasefire.

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