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Syria agrees to let women, children leave besieged Homs area

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Syria's regime agreed at peace talks in Geneva Sunday to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs where they have been under siege for months. 

A boy walks in a street of Aleppo on January 26, 2014

In the first tangible promise to emerge from the talks, UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said President Bashar al-Assad's regime would allow the women and children out "from now on".

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