In Syria, hundreds of civilians have been evacuated from the devastated city of Homs. They were holed up in a rebel area that's been under government siege for more than a year. A three-day ceasefire gave them the opportunity to escape.
The evacuees would be the first civilians to flee eastern Ghouta since the implementation of the UN ceasefire led by Russia. Syria's Red Crescent said it would begin treating the wounded outside of the conflict zone.
Some 20,000 Syrians have left eastern Ghouta in the last week, the UN says. But hundreds of thousands still brave the bombs. Tariq is one of those resisting what he sees as forced displacement, reports DW's Anchal Vohra.
Holding the Syrian regime and its allies accountable for the horror inflicted on civilians is fraught with problems. How effective can the UN's legal mechanism be when funding is scarce? Teri Schultz reports.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley has said the US remains "prepared to act" to end chemical attacks and "inhuman suffering" in Syria. She also circulated a draft UN ceasefire resolution to replace an earlier "failed" truce.
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