Syria Agrees to Peace Deadline

Is this finally the end of violence in Syria? Kofi Annan has reportedly said that the nation—mainly President Bashar al-Assad—has agreed to a six-point peace plan. The plan specifies a U.N.-supervised ceasefire in which all soldiers and weapons will be removed from cities within 48 hours of an April 10 deadline. Last week Syria had approved of the plan, though there were no signs that Assad was going to follow through. As violence rages on in the nation, the U.N. reports that 9,000 have been killed in the last year.