The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to approve a revised text for a 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria. There were prolonged discussions to deal with Russian concerns over the text.
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The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said the US risks jeopardizing co-operation over North Korea. A terse response was issued after Washington imposed sanctions against a range of targets, including Chinese firms.
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Estonia's large Russian-speaking minority has long felt marginalized by Tallinn politicians, but as the country celebrates its centenary, change appears to be afoot. Isabelle de Pommereau reports from Narva.
The Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria is under attack by Turkey. According to a Kurdish affairs expert, because Kurds can't rely on foreign powers, they have allied with the Assad regime purely out of self-defense.
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The penultimate day of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics saw the first woman to win gold in two different sports, while the American men won their first-ever gold medal in curling. Canada took bronze in men's ice hockey.
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Aid projects are helping to get more women into Jordan's male-dominated workforce.
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Music is a central part of life for this week's Berlin Global - and Kathleen Blackwell Bird has created a family using it at The English Choir Berlin.
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