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Australia PM 'appalled' by decapitation photo
Photo of young Australian boy holding decapitated head in Syria circulates online as PM announces airdrops in Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:51 GMT
ISIL retreats from parts of north Syria
ISIL fighters retreat to the east following ultimatum by rival al-Qaeda faction Nusra to drive them from northern Syria.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2014 14:55 GMT
Al-Qaeda disowns ISIL rebels in Syria
Al-Qaeda's 'general command' rejects link with Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, which has been fighting other rebels.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 14:25 GMT
Deaths reported in raids in Syria's Latakia
Watchdog group says air strikes targeted town of Salma in Assad's stronghold province in country's north.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 19:52 GMT
Rebel fighters 'capture' Syrian soldiers
Unconfirmed video shows 256 troops being held by opposition, as diplomats seeking to cool tensions meet in Turkey.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 19:56 GMT
Syria opposition 'captures' Assad soldiers
Unconfirmed video shows 256 government troops detained by opposition fighters, as violence rages in Aleppo and Damascus.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 12:23 GMT
UN envoy Brahimi in Turkey for Syria talks
Lakhdar Brahimi travels to Istanbul amid growing tensions between Syria and its northern neighbor Turkey.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2012 10:45 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Confidence men and their masquerade
Neoliberal rape in Spain
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Climate activism: A change in approach?
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In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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