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UN Security Council Welcomes Syria Deal

Resolution passed supporting effort to end the Syrian conflict.

Security Council nations unanimously support a resolution backing efforts to end the Syria conflict. We hear the reaction of rebel forces.

Also in the programme, obituary writers discuss the high number of celebrity deaths during 2016. And what the mainstream media can do to win back trust in what many are calling a "post-truth" era.

(Photo: Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, votes in support of fresh attempts to broker a peace in Syria. Credit: Getty Images)

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