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Syria talks bring offer of exit from siege of Homs

A child clears damage and debris in the besieged area of Homs January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A child clears damage and debris in the besieged area of Homs January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A child clears damage and debris in the besieged area of Homs January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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Residents walk back to their homes in Al-Menajir village, after Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) took control of it, activists said, in Ras Al-Ain countryside, January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Residents walk back to their homes in Al-Menajir village, after Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) took control of it, activists said, in Ras Al-Ain countryside, January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Residents walk back to their homes in Al-Menajir village, after Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) took control of it, activists said, in Ras Al-Ain countryside, January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters inspect a damaged tank that a suicide bomber from Islamic rebel groups targeted in Al-Menajir village, Ras Al-Ain countryside near Hasaka January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters inspect a damaged tank that a suicide bomber from Islamic rebel groups targeted in Al-Menajir village, Ras Al-Ain countryside near Hasaka January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters inspect a damaged tank that a suicide bomber from Islamic rebel groups targeted in Al-Menajir village, Ras Al-Ain countryside near Hasaka January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Bashar Jaafari, the Syrian government's ambassador to the United Nations and a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to journalists upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with the Syrian opposition delegation and the U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (not pictured) at a U.N. office in Geneva January 25, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer

Bashar Jaafari, the Syrian government's ambassador to the United Nations and a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to journalists upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with the Syrian opposition delegation and the...more

Bashar Jaafari, the Syrian government's ambassador to the United Nations and a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to journalists upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with the Syrian opposition delegation and the U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (not pictured) at a U.N. office in Geneva January 25, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer
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Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to a journalist upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with Syrian opposition delegation and the U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (not pictured) at a U.N. office in Geneva January 25, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to a journalist upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with Syrian opposition delegation and the U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar...more

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, a member of the Syrian government delegation, speaks to a journalist upon his arrival for the first meeting face-to-face with Syrian opposition delegation and the U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (not pictured) at a U.N. office in Geneva January 25, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer
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U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi listens to a question during a news conference at the U.N. headquarter in Geneva January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi listens to a question during a news conference at the U.N. headquarter in Geneva January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi listens to a question during a news conference at the U.N. headquarter in Geneva January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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