"It is unbearable for the [Syrian] people to continue like this. That is why I have conveyed to the Syrian government [a] strong message that they should immediately declare a unilateral ceasefire."
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged the Syrian government to declare an immediate truce to bring an end to the conflict that he said had left 20,000 dead over the last 19 months. Meanwhile Ankara deploys F-16 fighter jets to south eastern border, as Turkey and Syria exchange fire for seventh straight day. (via newsflick)