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Three Spanish Journalists Kidnapped in Syria Freed

MADRID, May 8 – Three Spanish freelance journalists who went missing in Syria last year and were believed to have been kidnapped have been released, the Spanish government said on Saturday. The three men – Antonio Pampliega, Jose Manuel Lopez and Angel Sastre – disappeared last July. They were working on an investigative report in the northern city of Aleppo, where other journalists have been captured

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Guns Fall Mostly Silent As Delicate Syria Truce Takes Effect

By Tom Perry and Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, Feb 28 – Guns mostly fell silent in Syria and Russian air raids stopped on Saturday, the first day of a cessation of hostilities that the United Nations has described as the best hope for peace in five years of civil war. Under the U.S.-Russian accord accepted by

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