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U.N. to discuss Syria humanitarian situation ahead of Munich talks 7:36pm EST

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will discuss the alarming humanitarian situation in Syria and the recent displacement of tens of thousands of people fleeing a Russian-backed assault around Aleppo, New Zealand's U.N. envoy said on Tuesday.  Full Article

Exclusive: Damascus vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels 1:09pm EST 

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Damascus aims to secure Syria's border with Turkey and recapture the city of Aleppo with its latest military offensive, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

Founding members say European Union is in bad shape 5:20pm EST 

ROME (Reuters) - The European Union faces "critical times" and all its members should set aside selfish interests to tackle problems such as immigration and terrorism, the bloc's six founding nations said on Tuesday.  Full Article