21/08/2011 12:41 BST | Updated 21/10/2011 06:12 BST

Syrian Forces Storm Homs As Assad Defies Calls To Step Aside

Syrian forces have stormed the country's third city, Homs, a day after at least 34 people were killed in earlier raids, as the troubled country's president defied calls by Barack Obama and European leaders to end the violence and resign.