In other news:
Syria's neighbors are pleading for U.N. help in resettling refugees. [Voice of America]
Burma takes former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright off its blacklist. [Wall Street Journal]
What you might have missed on Global Affairs:
Egypt breaks with Iran over Syria
US ambassador to the UN to head delegation to the funeral of Ethiopia's premier
Embassy staffers told to stay put in Mali as political situation improves
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