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UN Safety Council votes in favour of 30-day Syria ceasefire

The UN Security Council has voted in favour of a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. The unanimously approved resolution, passed on Saturday, will allow for aid deliveries and medical evacuations to take place. The vote, held at around 2:30pm local time (19:30 GMT), had been delayed by more than 24 hours due…

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Eight killed in Japanese Ghouta in spite of ceasefire

Military bombardment and shelling have continued overnight, killing at least eight people in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta, despite the supposed ceasefire brokered by Russia, according to monitors. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday that in the last 24 hours, the victims were killed following government bombardment across Eastern Ghouta,…