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1076

March 7 - 13 2012 No. 1076

THE WEEKLY WORLD EDITION OF The Daily Telegraph AND The Sunday Telegraph telegraph.co.uk/expat

The Telegraph

CRUISE SHIP HELL Britons’ misery after engine fire in Indian Ocean

:: WORLD NEWS PAGE 14

The party prince begins his Caribbean tour

Villas-Boas out Manager fired from Chelsea after 1-0 defeat :: SPORT P48

By David Blair and Alex Spillius DAVID CAMERON has said that Syria’s regime will pay for its “medieval barbarity” as President Bashar al-Assad’s forces were accused last Friday of more mass killings in the city of Homs.

As snow fell over the city, the regime broke an earlier assurance and prevented the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from entering the district of Baba Amr to distribute food and medical supplies.

Reports of executions and the arrest of suspected opponents of Mr Assad suggested a possible motive for closing the area to outsiders.

Ten men were lined up and shot by soldiers outside a government co-operative selling subsidised food, which is now being used as a detention centre, said opposition activists.

The Syrian Observatory for

Human Rights, which is a London-based group, confirmed 10 deaths in Homs, but said the circumstances were unclear.

Meanwhile, the UN High Commission for Human Rights said the “summary executions” of 17 people had been reported in Baba Amr. Activists spoke of soldiers going from door to door, arresting all males of military age.

After waiting for most of the day, a team from the ICRC and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was barred from entering Baba Amr, placing the regime in breach of a statement passed unanimously by the UN Security Council last Friday night calling for free access for aid workers.

Baba Amr, once a rebel stronghold, suffered 26 days of continuous bombardment and the severing of electricity and water supplies before its capture by government forces

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PRINCE HARRY has taken on the responsibility of a royal tour of Caribbean Commonwealth countries on behalf of the Queen in her Diamond Jubilee year. But Her Majesty’s party-loving grandson lost little time in trying out some new dance moves, to the delight of the Belize locals.

Eurovision Engelbert Humperdinck, 75, will sing for United Kingdom :: NEWS P3

The son sets James Murdoch quits News International :: NEWS P13

‘HOLD THE FRONT PAGE ... I mean, request for back-up’

Leveson Inquiry allegations of Sun culture of paying public officials Reports: Page 13