UN halts evacuations from Syrian city of Homs

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FILE – In this Monday Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent member carries a baby to a bus to evacuate from the battleground city of Homs, Syria. Weeping children begged for food in the streets and women picked grass growing in the cracks of the sidewalks to eat as hunger gripped residents of rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs blockaded for nearly two years by the military, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

FILE – In this Monday Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent member carries a baby to a bus to evacuate from the battleground city of Homs, Syria. Weeping children begged for food in the streets and women picked grass growing in the cracks of the sidewalks to eat as hunger gripped residents of rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs blockaded for nearly two years by the military, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

In this Sunday Feb. 9, 2014 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens walk towards a bus to evacuate them from the battleground city of Homs, Syria. Weeping children begged for food in the streets and women picked grass growing in the cracks of the sidewalks to eat as hunger gripped residents of rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs blockaded for nearly two years by the military, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

In this taken on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent member in red uniform helps a man, as Syrian security forces, right, look at him as he walks to a bus to evacuate the battleground city of Homs, Syria. Weeping children begged for food in the streets and women picked grass growing in the cracks of the sidewalks to eat as hunger gripped residents of rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs blockaded for nearly two years by the Syrian military, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

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