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    The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria.

    The 15-member council voted to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

    It follows a week of intense bombardment of the Eastern Ghouta rebel enclave by the Syrian government.

    The vote had been delayed several times since Thursday,

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