ISTANBUL (REUTERS) - The United States has suspended all non-lethal assistance into northern Syria after Islamic Front forces seized headquarters and warehouses belonging to the opposition's Supreme Military Council (SMC), a US Embassy spokesman in Ankara said.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Police in Ukraine have pulled back after an overnight confrontation in which they attempted to remove barricades and tents from protesters' camp and scuffled with demonstrators.
SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Rights group Amnesty International has urged Australia to review its asylum seeker policies and end offshore detention after finding "debilitating and humiliating conditions" at processing centres that breach obligations under international law.
KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Wednesday that the issue of joining a customs union with Russia would be not raised in talks later this month in Moscow.
WARSAW (REUTERS) - Poland summoned the Ukrainian ambassador on Wednesday to express concern over the use of force against demonstrators in Kiev, the Polish foreign ministry said.