A US push for an immediate ceasefire in Syria runs into Russian opposition ahead of talks aimed at reviving stalled peace negotiations on the conflict.
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A 94-year former Nazi SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people.
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