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People gather as they search for survivors amidst rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

People gather as they search for survivors amidst rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

People gather as they search for survivors amidst rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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A man runs with a stretcher at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

A man runs with a stretcher at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

A man runs with a stretcher at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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Smoke rises at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Smoke rises at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Smoke rises at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by government forces in the Al-Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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A girl plays with a ball along a street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A girl plays with a ball along a street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A girl plays with a ball along a street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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People stand along a damaged street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

People stand along a damaged street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

People stand along a damaged street in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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Coastal rangers from the Norwegian special naval force group look on as Norwegian frigate HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" secures the Danish and Norwegian cargo vessels "Taiko" and "Ark Futura" in Latakia in this handout photo from January 27, 2014 released to Reuters on January 30, 2014 by the Norwegian Armed Forces. REUTERS/Lars Magne Hovtun/Norwegian Armed Forces/Handout via Reuters

Coastal rangers from the Norwegian special naval force group look on as Norwegian frigate HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" secures the Danish and Norwegian cargo vessels "Taiko" and "Ark Futura" in Latakia in this handout photo from January 27, 2014 released to...more

Coastal rangers from the Norwegian special naval force group look on as Norwegian frigate HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" secures the Danish and Norwegian cargo vessels "Taiko" and "Ark Futura" in Latakia in this handout photo from January 27, 2014 released to Reuters on January 30, 2014 by the Norwegian Armed Forces. REUTERS/Lars Magne Hovtun/Norwegian Armed Forces/Handout via Reuters
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A man walks past a damaged mosque in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A man walks past a damaged mosque in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A man walks past a damaged mosque in the besieged area of Homs, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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The hand of U.N. Head of Information services Corinne Momal-Vanian (R) points to a journalist next to U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi during a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The hand of U.N. Head of Information services Corinne Momal-Vanian (R) points to a journalist next to U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi during a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva January 30, 2014....more

The hand of U.N. Head of Information services Corinne Momal-Vanian (R) points to a journalist next to U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi during a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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