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    Kerry: Provisional Syria Deal Reached as Car Bomb Kills Scores

    Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Russians has yieled an agreement on implementing last week’s truce accord for Syria, and hostilities could cease within “hours.” But the killing continues, with reports of two car bombs at a bus stop in a government-held area of Homs claiming nearly 100 lives. It’s not clear if Russia has reversed its vow to continue airstrikes supporting Bashar Assad’s assault on Aleppo, and Damascus’  cooperation with Kurdish fighters, whom Turkey is shelling, has Ankara considering a ground war. Meanwhile, an Aleppo doctor says local conditions are “worse than everything that has come before.” 

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