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Destruction in Aleppo – in pictures

As the House of Commons holds an emergency debate on the situation in Aleppo, ordinary Syrians carry on amid daily …read more

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MPs hold emergency debate on Syria and Aleppo – Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen Osborne and Heseltine’s evidence to the business committee – …read more

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Vladimir Putin declines French offer of Syria-only talks in Paris

Élysée proposed working visit on Syria ‘excluding all other events President Hollande could have taken part in’ Vladimir Putin will not …read more

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West must confront Russia over Aleppo, emergency Commons debate to hear

Andrew Mitchell to call for a no-fly zone enforced by Nato jets after Speaker gives go-ahead for three-hour debate Western …read more

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Syrians need more than hollow protests | Letters

Aleppo bombings | Caravaggio’s shadows | Locker-room banter | Classical music | Ottolenghi confusion Natalie Nougayrède denounces the public’s unwillingness to …read more

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If we don’t act now, all future wars may be as horrific as Aleppo | Paul Mason

In the world’s war zones, medical facilities are being routinely bombed by Americans, Russians and Saudis. We need more than …read more

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Jordan to use crane to deliver aid to Syrian refugees trapped in no-man’s land

Amman announces plan to get supplies to about 75,000 people stranded at border More than 70,000 Syrian refugees who are stranded …read more

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The Brits helping refugees help Britain

Forget the Brexit negativity: instead of spurning them, people across the UK are harnessing the skills of refugee chefs, journalists …read more

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Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals, including papal envoy to Syria

New cardinals also include archbishops of Chicago and Indianapolis in move sending signal pope ‘values pastors focused more on mercy …read more

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Russia wants to be a competitor not partner to west – Michael Fallon

Defence secretary says Russia is becoming much more aggressive in Syria as fears over return to cold war politics grow Russia …read more

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