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World leaders denounce latest Syria killings

The world has been horrified by pictures coming out of Syria, which purport to show yet another massacre of civilians. State television says only nine people have died and at the hands of terrorists. Yet the world leaders gathering at the UN General Assembly in New York believe that 80 people have been killed by the army, among them women and children. The world is now starting to ask what can be done, since Kofi Annan's six-point peace plan is not being respected.

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