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U.N. aid convoy ready to enter Syria from Turkey for first time

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (Reuters) - A U.N. convoy of about 80 trucks is ready to cross the Turkish border into Syria for the first time, aid officials said on Wednesday, in a step they hope will pave the way for humanitarian access to the country's most desperate areas.

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EU aims to deploy Central Africa mission by end-April - General

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union wants to deploy troops to Central African Republic by the end of April, the general picked to lead the proposed mission said on Wednesday, adding the crisis in Ukraine had delayed its launch.

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Missing MH370: Secretive Beijing demands transparency over missing flight

BEIJING: China’s strident calls for Malaysia to divulge all it knows about flight MH370 are in stark contrast to its own history of secretiveness when calamities have struck, such as after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, analysts say.

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Japan, North Korea to resume high-level talks after long gap-media

TOKYO (Reuters) - After a hiatus of more than a year, Japan and North Korea are set to resume high-level talks over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes and the issue of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, Japanese media said on Monday.

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Aid officials call for swift cross-border access in Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - United Nations and independent aid officials called on Saturday for swift agreement to allow supplies from Turkey into north-eastern Syria, a move that would mark a small step towards implementing a U.N. demand for cross-border humanitarian access.

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Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp

HAT YAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Police rescued about 200 people believed to be Muslim Uighurs from a human smuggling camp in southern Thailand, police sources said on Friday, in the latest crackdown on a burgeoning trafficking network in Southeast Asia.

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Western banks cold-shoulder Iran trade finance scheme

LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Despite a diplomatic thaw, Western banks are steering clear of attempts by Iran to get them involved in financing humanitarian transactions, fearing they could be penalised under U.S. sanctions, bankers and government officials told Reuters.

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Syria agrees greater access for aid supplies - UNICEF

ZAHLE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Syria's government has promised greater access for aid groups supporting millions of Syrians, but faster progress is needed to tackle a dire humanitarian crisis, the head of the United Nations children's agency said on Friday.

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Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp

HAT YAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Police rescued about 200 suspected Muslim Uighurs from a human smuggling camp in southern Thailand, police sources said on Friday, in the latest crackdown on a burgeoning trafficking network in Southeast Asia.

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Insight - Damascus ceasefires bring respite but no end to conflict

(The identity of the reporter has been withheld for security reasons)