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Syrian tanks 'shell' restive city of Hama
Activists report blasts in besieged city, as UN Security Council agrees "in principle" on critical statement.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 14:12 GMT
Protesters across Syria come under fire
Security Council fails to reach agreement on how to respond to crisis that Russia warned was veering towards civil war.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 01:54 GMT
Italy recalls its ambassador to Syria
International pressure on Syrian government intensifies, as security forces reportedly fire at night rallies.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 22:03 GMT
Deadly clashes reported as Syrians rally
Activists say seven people killed as government supporters and opponents clash in three cities.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2011 21:28 GMT
Assad orders new Syrian amnesty
President announces general amnesty for crimes committed up until June 20, as his supporters rally in major cities.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2011 14:47 GMT
Outrage follows Syria security crackdown
Bloodshed in cities across the country prompts protesters to redouble calls for end to president Bashar al-Assad's rule.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 23 Apr 2011 16:44 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
Weekly roundup of #AJOpinion readers' comments
Reappearing the disappeared of Operation Condor
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens
As Global Water Week kicks off in Stockholm, world's second most populous city, New Delhi fights for water every day.
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