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A significant number of these exiles were activists, journalists and Buddhist monks who had protested against the military government.
Raila Odinga, the nation’s prime minister, has called for calm.
“France will recognize the provisional government of Syria once it is formed.”
The president also named the first 17 members of his advisory team.
Russian police have decided not to press charges against the owners of a Moscow-area textile factory who had allegedly been keeping illegal Vietnamese immigrant workers at the plant as "slaves.”
Gaetano Marino, 48, was executed outside a beach club, still wearing his swimsuit.
The Canberra government hopes that the measures will prevent people from making the risky sea voyage to Australia from Indonesia.
Russia and China have repeatedly rejected moves by the United Nations Security Council to pressure Bashar al-Assad.
Last month, Iran claimed it successfully test-fired medium-range missiles that are capable of hitting Israel.
Assad is a member of the Shia Alawite minority of Syria, which rules over a predominantly Sunni populace.