Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's divided city of Aleppo Saturday, as key regime backer Russia rejected calls to rein in its ally. Aleppo was left out of a new temporary US-Russian brokered truce that appeared to be holding in the regime stronghold of Latakia as well as Damascus and the nearby rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta. US Secretary of State John Kerry was to travel Sunday to Geneva in a show of support for the truce and will meet the UN envoy to Syria and the Jordanian and Saudi foreign ministers.
A quick-fire goal from substitute Danny Welbeck united squabbling supporters as Arsenal defeated Norwich City 1-0 on Saturday to advance their pursuit of a Premier League top-four finish. Fans protesting against long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger were drowned out by supporters backing him before Welbeck's 59th-minute strike settled proceedings, keeping Norwich in the bottom three. Arsenal established a provisional eight-point cushion over the teams below the Champions League places, ahead of next weekend's high-stakes trip to Manchester City, who trail them by three points ahead of their trip to Southampton on Sunday.