The world in brief

Posted: February 7, 2014 at 2:45 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We should not be giving credit to a regime just for providing food for a few days to people who are starving, given that’s the right moral thing to do.” U.S. State Department spokesman Jen Psaki, after the Syrian government announced a deal to permit aid convoys to enter the besieged city of Homs

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 02/07/2014