In Syria warplanes have bombed rebel-held towns east of Damascus, striking residential areas where less than 24 hours earlier Russia declared a ceasefire.
Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.
The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.
The United Nations says a nationwide ceasefire in Syria is largely holding, but there are some exceptions.
Syrian rebel groups have threatened to boycott peace talks being prepared for later this month in Kazakhstan.
With violence persisting in some parts of Syria, rebel groups are threatening to declare the latest ceasefire “null and void” unless attacks stop.
Russian backed peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition have been penciled in for next month in Kazakhstan, if the cease-fire continues.
No new civilian casualties in Syria but clashes strain ceasefire.
Peace talks on Syria are expected within a month, if the truce holds.
Syria, Russia and Turkey have declared that a ceasefire will come into effect at midnight on Thursday in Syria - but it won't include Islamic state or a group which once had links to al-Qaida.
In the hours leading up to the declaration of a partial ceasefire in Syria residents in Damascus expressed their hope that it will hold.
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A first convoy of people requiring medical attention left war-shattered eastern Aleppo on Thursday morning, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Less than 24 hours after a ceasefire was agreed, shelling has resumed in eastern Aleppo.
The sound of a ceasefire being shattered is caught on camera by a citizen journalist in eastern Aleppo.
Russia's ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin says an agreement has been struck for rebels to evacuate the city in north-western Syria.
Syria’s army has suspended “active” military action in eastern Aleppo, according to Russia’s foreign minister.
The truce announced by the Saudi-led coalition aims to end 20 months of fighting, in which more than 10,000 people have died.
A Russian pause in airstrikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo does not appear to have encouraged any civilians to leave or rebels to surrender, as Moscow had hoped.
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Moscow says bombing will stop in the Syrian city on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave. The US dismisses the move.