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Syria: Talking about peace talks
We look at the hurdles facing the warring parties ahead of the upcoming negotiations in Geneva.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 10:42 GMT
Syria main opposition to attend Geneva talks
Syrian National Coalition votes in favour of participating in January 22 peace talks in Switzerland.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 01:30 GMT
Russia blocks UN condemnation of Syria raids
UK-backed draft resolution would have condemned strikes in Aleppo that killed more than 700 people.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 05:25 GMT
Syrian town flies national flag for food
Rebel-held Muadamiyat al-Sham agreed to hand over heavy weapons and expel outsiders in exchange for needed supplies.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2013 20:26 GMT
Syrian troops seize strategic town
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad secure key Damascus-Homs highway after two-week siege.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 02:49 GMT
US checking accuracy of Syrian arms document
Government experts checking "extremely technical" declaration of chemical-weapons sites, US diplomat says.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 05:27 GMT
S Arabia pushes UN resolution on Syria abuse
Kingdom draws up UN resolution to condemn human rights violations as well as the presence of foreign fighters in Syria.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 06:55 GMT
UN: Syria on target to destroy chemical arms
Progress report says destruction of stockpiles on schedule but a few sites remain inaccessible because of war.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 08:52 GMT
Dozens killed in Syria suicide bombing
Activists say 43 people killed after car bomb explodes at checkpoint on outskirts of government-held Hama city.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2013 04:38 GMT
Analysis: Syrian uprising's cautionary tale
Unintended consequences of the struggle to oust Bashar al-Assad could be a warning to other revolutionaries.
Arnab Neil Sengupta
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 07:05 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: 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.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
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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