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UN Welcomes Humanitarian Agreement for Syrian City

The United Nations is welcoming reports from Syria that there is an agreement on a plan to allow civilians to leave some areas of the besieged city of Homs.A U.N. spokesman says Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos has welcomed word of a "humanitarian pause" that would allow civilians to leave the old city of Homs and allow relief workers to deliver aid to the city.The spokesman said Thursday the U.N. and its humanitarian partners have pre-positioned food, medicine and other...

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