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Fresh protests erupt in Syria
At least seven deaths reported in southern town of Daraa as demonstrations are held in several cities.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2011 13:26 GMT
The ghosts of Syria
Syrians claim that roaming gangs of thugs have turned peaceful pro-democracy protests into violent chaos.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 14:42 GMT
Syria: Simmering unrest a worry for Assad
The Syrian president insists his country is different, but it shares some economic problems with its neighbours.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2011 17:58 GMT
Syria deploys troops after protests
Forces gather at entrances to the southern city of Daraa, a day after a protester was killed during a demonstration.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2011 21:11 GMT
Syria protesters torch buildings
One person killed as demonstrations in the southern city of Daraa continue for a third straight day.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2011 19:52 GMT
Syrian mourners call for revolt
Thousands attending funeral for slain pro-democracy protesters call for "freedom" as police fire tear gas.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2011 13:03 GMT
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Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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