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Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine

Nato accuses Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.

Hundreds of Syrian refugees stream across the border into Jordan at a remote border point in the eastMore than 3m have fled Syria - UN

The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

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The Icelandic Met Office lowers its aviation warning from red to orange near the Bardarbunga volcano, which saw an eruption begin overnight.

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