Ceasefire announced for Aleppo

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A glimmer of hope for thousands of lives in Aleppo.

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Damage in Christian quarter of Aelppo in Syria
 Photo: © Aid to the Church in Need

Syrian forces were poised for a final sweep of eastern Aleppo, provoking urgent appeals from the UN, world leaders and aid agencies. Now Syrian rebels say an agreement's been reached with Russia for a ceasefire to allow evacuations. Liz Sly, Beirut Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, has more on the evacuation deal reached for last rebel zones in Syria’s ravaged Aleppo.