A Syrian flag flutters outside a military barrack in the devastated Bab Amro neighbourhood of the central restive city of Homs on May 2, 2012. The head of the UN mission to Syria said his observers were having a "calming effect" on the ground but admitted the ceasefire was "shaky" and not holding. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID.
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