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Fragile Truce Extended in Syria’s Ravaged Aleppo

A 72-hour cease-fire extension in Aleppo has provided some breathing space for residents in the battleground northern Syrian city. Displaced families returned home, schools reopened and vendors resumed some activities as the truce went into effect on Saturday (00:01 local time). The city had seen days of heavy fighting that killed nearly 300 civilians, including 57 children, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The United States welcomed the extension...

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