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Hama shelling undermines Syria truce

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 22, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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(From L-R) Portuguese ambassador to the United Nations Jose Filipe Moraes Cabral, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin and South African ambassador to the United Nations Baso Sangqu vote during a Security Council meeting at the United Nations in New York April 21, 2012. The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday that authorizes an initial deployment of up to 300 unarmed military observers to Syria for three months to monitor a fragile week-old ceasefire in a 13-month old conflict. REUTERS/Allison Joyce

(From L-R) Portuguese ambassador to the United Nations Jose Filipe Moraes Cabral, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin and South African ambassador to the United Nations Baso Sangqu vote during a Security Council meeting at the...more

(From L-R) Portuguese ambassador to the United Nations Jose Filipe Moraes Cabral, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin and South African ambassador to the United Nations Baso Sangqu vote during a Security Council meeting at the United Nations in New York April 21, 2012. The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday that authorizes an initial deployment of up to 300 unarmed military observers to Syria for three months to monitor a fragile week-old ceasefire in a 13-month old conflict. REUTERS/Allison Joyce
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged by the government army, according to the opposition, are seen at Bab Dreeb in Homs April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. Picture taken April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. Picture taken April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafranbel, near Idlib April 15, 2012. Picture taken April 15, 2012. REUTERS/Raad Al Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A demonstrator holds a burning placard with a picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in Talbiseh, near Homs April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

A demonstrator holds a burning placard with a picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in Talbiseh, near Homs April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

A demonstrator holds a burning placard with a picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in Talbiseh, near Homs April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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