The world in brief

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I tell the young men who carried arms to change and reform, take part in the dialogue for a new Syria and you will be a partner in building it.” Walid al-Moallem, Syria’s foreign minister, offering representation in a new Cabinet to rebels who lay down their weapons and join a national conference Article, this page

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