Russia announces new ceasefire for Syria's Aleppo

The vital northern province of Aleppo has been ravaged on multiple fronts in a devastating war that has killed more than 280,000 peopleRussia announced a last minute 48-hour ceasefire for Syria’s war-torn Aleppo, just hours after Washington warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his ally Moscow that they must respect the nationwide truce agreed in February. The vital northern province of Aleppo has been ravaged on multiple fronts in a devastating war that has killed more than 280,000 people. Dozens of fighters were killed in a fresh bout of fighting between the regime, rebels, and jihadists south of Aleppo city on Wednesday, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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