The city of Geneva is on alert as police search for several terrorist suspects. Swiss authorities say they received a tip-off from the CIA that the suspects were plotting an attack on the city and that they are linked to the group known as IS.
The US-led coalition in Syria tried to "impede" Russian warplanes from bombing "Islamic State" (IS) militia, the Russian Defense Ministry said. It also accused Washington of allowing the jihadists to regroup in Iraq.
Russia's military plans to reduce its involvement in Syria this year as it nears the completion of its goals there, chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov has said. Two Russian bases are to remain.
French and Swiss police have detained ten people suspected of preparing a possible attack in coordinated anti-terror raids. A 23-year-old Colombian woman and 27-year-old Swiss man were reportedly among those detained.
The US is considering a range of actions against Myanmar over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims, including targeted sanctions. Earlier, the EU pledged €30 million at a UN fundraising conference to aid fleeing Rohingya.
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