Syrian dissidents met in Istanbul and formally established a national council designed to overthrow Assad`s regime.
Security forces backed by tanks have laid siege to Rastan, a town of 60,000.
The crackdown on the uprising against Syrian regime has killed over 1,100.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium