Critics say Syrian troops appear to be attempting to eliminate opposition resistance in Ghouta before the truce can be enforced
Air strikes by the Syrian government on the rebel-held enclave are reported to have continued despite a ceasefire resolution passed by the UN Security Council.
The comments came after the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday demanding a 30-day truce in Syria to allow aid access and medical evacuation.
The delay was called amid Russian demands to change a draft resolution that calls for a 30-day armistice.
The organisation says an immediate halt in fighting is imperative to allow aid deliveries, amid reports dozens have died this week in heavy air strikes.
The commander of Colombia's Marxist ELN rebels has ordered his fighters to lay down their arms this weekend.
Russia's defence ministry and Syria's opposition agree to create a new de-escalation zone near Homs.
With no let-up in the shelling along eastern Ukraine's ceasefire line, four people die when a shell lands in the courtyard of their house.
In Syria warplanes have bombed rebel-held towns east of Damascus, striking residential areas where less than 24 hours earlier Russia declared a ceasefire.
Morocco has announced the withdrawal of its forces from a U.
Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists respect 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.