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UN says Syria death toll more than 4,000
Nine months into the uprising, spokesperson for human rights chief says the country is on the cusp of civil war.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2011 04:16 GMT
EU tightens sanctions on Syria
Bans in energy and financial sectors come as Damascus responds by suspending participation in the Mediterranean Union.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2011 15:51 GMT
International pressure mounts on Syria
EU expected to widen sanctions as the world's largest Islamic body calls on Syria to "stop using excessive force".
Last updated: 01 Dec 2011 12:28 GMT
Arab League plans emergency talks on Syria
Foreign ministers schedule new meeting for Saturday after they say the government has failed to implement peace plan.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 10:50 GMT
Syrian troops 'fire on Eid demonstrators'
Activists say at least 15 civilians killed in a continued military assault on flashpoint cities of Homs, Hama and Idlib.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 15:55 GMT
Syrian tanks 'launch deadly assault on Homs'
The Arab League chief warns that failure of the peace deal agreed this week would lead to "catastrophic results".
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 08:55 GMT
Syrian army 'laying mines on Lebanese border'
Mines claim attributed to unnamed Lebanese official as eight more Syrians are reportedly killed.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2011 04:28 GMT
China and Russia veto UN sanctions on Syria
US ambassador walks out in protest as voting exposes "conflict of political approaches" to ongoing crisis.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2011 07:43 GMT
Western nations press for Syria resolution
European nations and United States on collision course with Russia over proposed UN vote condemning Syrian crackdown.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2011 20:43 GMT
Syrian troops clash with army defectors
At least nine killed in Syria's north, as international community scrambles for appropriate response to the violence.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2011 14:07 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
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