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More Fighting in Syria Despite Russia-Announced ‘Humanitarian Pause’

The United Nations said Tuesday it had reports of continued fighting in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area near the Syrian capital Damascus, which was due to see the first daily "humanitarian pause," put in place by Russia to allow civilians to escape the fighting. But the move is seen as limited in scope. "Clearly, the situation on the ground is not such that convoys can go in or medical evacuations can go out," said U.N. humanitarian spokesman Jens...

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