Kerry heads for high-stakes Syria talks
US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday headed on a perilous mission to try to kickstart talks to end the Syrian war, only hours after the high-stakes peace conference teetered on the edge of collapse.


Taking off before dawn in a bid to outfly a winter storm bearing down on the US capital, Kerry and his team warned the talks being hosted by Switzerland were just the start of a long and grinding process. (AFP)