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Syrian forces 'brutalising villages'


The Syrian president Bashar al-Assad will reportedly speak to the public today, following mass arrests by the military which has been combing through villages near the Turkish border.

The BBC's Matthew Price reports from northern Syria, where government violence is taking its toll.

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