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Geneva (AFP) - Humanitarian access to Syria's besieged areas is "wholly unacceptable", the UN said Friday as it announced that just one aid convoy had completed deliveries this month.

Oslo (AFP) - The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.

Paris (AFP) - France's highest administrative court will decide Friday whether to overturn bans on wearing the full-body burkini swimsuit which have sparked controversy at home and abroad.

Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff is to begin her defense case Friday in the Senate impeachment trial that could see the one-time leftist guerrilla ejected from office …

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