1. SYRIA

    Bomb Explodes Near U.N. Convoy

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    A roadside bomb exploded Sunday about 160 yards from a convoy carrying the head of the United Nations monitoring mission in Syria. Maj. Gen. Robert Mood was stopped at a checkpoint when an explosive device detonated nearby, causing no casualties, according to a Reuters journalist who witnessed the incident in the Syrian town of Douma. The convoy reportedly left the area immediately after the explosion.

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