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Ban: Assad responsible for Syria deaths
Activists say 20 civilians killed on Saturday by security forces, as UN chief squarely blames government for violence.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2011 22:13 GMT
Violence continues across Syria
Activists say four children among more than 40 people killed during anti-government demonstrations.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2011 08:56 GMT
A tale of two villages
A journey through Syria reveals deep-seated fears and prejudices held between Alawite and Sunni communities.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2011 13:22 GMT
Syria security forces 'kill dozens' in north
Syrian rights group says death toll has risen from 24-hour military operation in northern town of Jisr al-Shughour.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2011 20:54 GMT
'Scores killed' in fresh Syria protests
Rights group says at least 63 people killed in crackdown by security forces on anti-government protests on Friday.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2011 05:29 GMT
'Dozens killed' in fresh Syria protests
Activists say 34 people killed in the city of Hama during one of the largest anti-government protests in the uprising.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2011 20:48 GMT
Syrian activists call for 'Children's Friday'
Anti-Assad demonstrators protest against government brutality, with more than 30 young people dead since March.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2011 11:59 GMT
Dozens arrested in Syrian town
Residents say security forces raid homes in the mountain town Madaya, amid reports of soldiers switching allegiances.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2011 11:51 GMT
Obama administration mulls Syria sanctions
Assets of senior officials could be frozen and their businesses banned in US in order to ratchet up pressure on Assad.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2011 21:40 GMT
Syria unrest: Popular uprising or conspiracy?
Syrian authorities blame foreign conspirators and Salafists, but analysts say the uprising is spontaneous.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2011 15:21 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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