Global Politics

Accusations, Continuing Clashes, Leave Little Room for Trust in Syria or Sustainable Ceasefire

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UN team officials in Syria. (Photo: Laura Lynch)

A day after international envoy Kofi Annan warned that Syria could slide into a civil war, there was more trouble in the country.

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Syrian rebels are reported to have killed seven pro-government militiamen in a Damascus suburb.

And the head of the UN military observer mission got an up-close taste of the violence Wednesday when a bomb exploded near his convoy.

The World's Laura Lynch reports.