Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Car enthusiast Mohammed Mohiedin Anis is desperately trying to save his collection of vintage cars 'wounded' in battles that have ravaged the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the next stage in ending Syria's bloody civil war will be getting all sides to agree to a national ceasefire.
After forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad captured the remaining rebel-held districts of Aleppo, a ceasefire has been reached, brokered with Turkish support.
Syria's war has killed just more than 312 000 people since it began in March 2011, over 90 000 of them civilians.
Cristiano Ronaldo called Syria's long-suffering children "the true heroes" as he joined a campaign to provide help for kids in Aleppo.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave the direction to turn off the lights in Paris' Eiffel Tower to show the city's solidarity with and support for the besieged inhabitants of Aleppo, Syria.
Syrian rebels have prepared to withdraw from Aleppo after a ceasefire agreement ended years of fighting in the city.
Syrian rebels have prepared to withdraw from Aleppo after a ceasefire agreement ended years of fighting in the city. Watch.
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