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Violence across Syria as peace conference begins

Activists and Syrian state media are reporting clashes in different parts of Syria as a peace conference to end its nearly three-year civil war began in Switzerland.

 

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported clashes Wednesday between government forces and opposition fighters in the suburbs of Damascus, Daraa in the south, Idlib and Aleppo in the north and the central province of Homs. (AP)