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Clinton says Assad has 'lost legitimacy' but Syria says that's provocation
The US said it had nothing invested in Bashar Assad remaining in power.
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Over a thousand Syrian refugees flee country in one day
The US has issued a fresh warning to the Assad government to pull back its troops from the Turkish border.
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"We will forget that Europe is on the map": Syria on sanctions
News of the EU’s sanctions hasn’t gone down too well with the Syrian foreign minister…
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Syrian troops push into northern town as crackdown on anti-government protests continues
Meanwhile, Britain’s foreign secretary has called for a UN resolution condemning the Syrian government’s use of force.
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Syrian president blames poorly-trained police for protesters' deaths
Bashar Assad said security forces had made mistakes as they tackled demonstrators protesting against Assad’s rule.
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Tanks shell city of Homs as Syria pulls bid for UN Human Rights seat
Syria’s third-largest city has come under fire from government forces, with some reports suggesting the city has been under siege for four days.