Starvation of civilians is being used as a weapon of war by Syria, Amnesty International says, with 128 dying as a result in Yarmouk camp in Damascus.
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Japan's current account deficit hits a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, as economic growth figures are revised downwards.
A new exhibition in Beijing explores the growing effect of the web on art, focusing on trends among artists who have grown up in the internet age.
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