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Obama and Putin push Syria summit The US and Russian presidents acknowledge at the G8 summit they have a different stance on Syria but do agree to push for Geneva talks. Details Protests spread throughout Brazil There have been clashes in Rio, thousands of people marching peacefully on the streets of Sao Paulo and protesters scaling the national congress in Brasilia. Details Greek court orders TV back on air A Greek court suspends a government order to close state broadcaster ERT - a move that triggered mass protests - meaning transmission can resume. Details Indonesia set to cut fuel subsidy Indonesia's parliament paves the way for a rise in petrol and diesel prices after months of debate and political haggling. Details China in carbon trading experiment China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, is to launch its first carbon trading scheme as a pilot project in Shenzhen. Details Gaddafi son to be tried in August Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, will be tried in Libya in August and "will receive a fair trial", officials say. Details Fox News sued over on-air suicide The mother of three children of a US man whose suicide was broadcast live on Fox News Channel has sued, claiming the children were traumatised. Details Turkish government 'may use army' The Turkish government says it could use the armed forces to end nearly three weeks of unrest by protesters in Istanbul and other cities. Details Rouhani vows nuclear transparency Iran is ready to show more transparency on its nuclear programme, but will not halt its uranium enrichment, says President-elect Rouhani. Details 'Alarm' over UK spying claims A diplomatic row has broken out over claims that Britain spied on foreign governments attending G20 meetings in London in 2009. Details Czech PM resigns over aide scandal Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has resigned in an effort to end political turmoil over a corruption inquiry involving his chief of staff. Details Indian star in 'baby sex test' probe Health officials in India are investigating reports that top Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan knows he and his wife are expecting a baby boy. Details China retakes supercomputer crown A China-based supercomputer has been ranked the world's fastest, offering nearly double the processing speeds of the US's most powerful system. Details