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US secretary of state set for talks as Lavrov warns rebels to leave or be ’destroyed’
This will require western troops to enforce it
Countries have to flesh out decarbonisation promises made in Paris
UK foreign secretary concedes lack of political appetite for intervention
Air strike on hospital cited as example of ‘targeted strategy’ against civilians
President and former head of state set out initial proposals to get rejected accord back on track
Regional powers urged to help foster stability
Lack of support for military action means US will continue to seek diplomatic solution
Rebels warn that the Aleppo offensive will only complicate the struggle against radical jihadis
Western powers accuse Russia of being an accomplice to war crimes
US secretary of state open to charge he has been played by the Kremlin
Pessimism comes as Damascus announces new offensive in the city of Aleppo
Call for Russia and Assad to ground aircraft after aid convoy strike
Even if Assad is prepared to abide by the truce, rebel groups may not be, writes Richard Haass
Washington and Moscow will co-operate on air strikes against jihadist groups
Anti-Assad opposition criticises Obama’s failure to help end civil war
Is verbal mud-wrestling the best we can expect from Clinton and Trump?
This tale is a sad example of how uncoordinated Washington’s policy can be
Kerry warning after warring parties battle for control of country
Opposition ready to start next phase in a referendum to recall president
Move could worsen tensions after loss of court ruling by Beijing
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