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August 18, 2011 6:12 PM

Obama, European allies say Syria's Assad must go

President Barack Obama on Thursday issued his first explicit call for the ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad and imposed the harshest sanctions yet on Assad's assets in hopes of choking off funding for a deadly crackdown against anti-government protesters.

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