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Powers aim to defrost Syria talks

Mediator gets vow from U.S., Russia;Aleppo war toll soars

Posted: February 14, 2014 at 3:07 a.m.

GENEVA — The United States and Russia promised to try to break the stalemate in Syria peace talks, a U.N. mediator said Thursday, as Syrian activists said government shelling and airstrikes with makeshift barrel bombs killed about 400 people in the country’s largest city so far this month.

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