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Russia to revise decision on Syrian arms

Russia to revise decision on Syrian arms

Moscow has denounced the EU move to arm Syrian rebels as illegitimate and violating international law.

Vietnam launches second wind-power generator

All the turbines with total output of 99.2 MW are expected to be operational in June 2014.

Pyongyang seeks new armistice deal

The statement comes a day after North Korea announced it would not give up its nuclear deterrent capability amid 'continuing US threats'.

Scores killed, wounded in Iraq violence

In the capital Baghdad, a car bomb went off near a minibus carrying passengers in the Shiite Sadr City district in the eastern part of the city.

McCain visits rebel-held Syrian territory

McCain's visit was reportedly confirmed by one of his spokesmen in Washington who declined to give further details.

African Union, UN sign $2.98mn Darfur funding agreement

African Union, UN sign $2.98mn Darfur funding agreement

According to UN figures, around 1.4 million remain homeless after the decade-long conflict.

Australia gives another $11.6mn for Syrian refugees

Australia gives another $11.6mn for Syrian refugees

The number of Syrian refugees could reach 3.6 million by the end of the year, according to Australia's foreign minister.

25 killed, dozens injured in Niger suicide attacks

25 killed, dozens injured in Niger suicide attacks

The Nigerien defence minister linked the twin attacks to the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa.

US lawmakers to visit Russia

US lawmakers to visit Russia

During the visit the US lawmakers will try to find out more information about the Boston bombings in April.

Oklahoma survivors begin rebuilding

The tornado carved a trail through the area as much as three kilometres wide and 27 kilometers long.