Syria: 100,000 dead with no end in sight

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon marked a grim landmark in the ongoing Syrian civil war today. As attempts to get peace talks between the embattled regime of President Bashar Assad and the leaders of rebel forces continue to go nowhere, the death toll has hit 100,000.

The situation in Syria remains grim, as the two sides continue to battle through the country’s cities, the humanitarian crisis grows as more and more refugees pour out of the country and an external solution continues to appear to be unlikely.

Read more over at World Now.

Photos: Shaam News Network, Karam Jamal / AFP/Getty, SANA, Abdullah al-Yassin, Manu Brabo / Associated Press

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