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Diplomat says Syria hiding some chemical arms
Senior Western diplomat tells Reuters that intelligence shows Syria hiding weapons as deadline for scrapping them nears.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 09:39 GMT
Syria presidential date fixed for June 3
Assad, whose term ends on July 17, expected to run and win another seven-year term in office despite the conflict.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:01 GMT
War-torn Syria plans to hold elections
Despite widespread death, destruction and displacement, Assad government will hold presidential polls by July.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 10:38 GMT
Syria rebels gain foothold by Mediterranean
Fighters capture tourist site by Turkish border, giving them access to sea for first time in three-year conflict.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 12:25 GMT
Clashes erupt in Syria's Assad home province
Fighting erupts between rebels and government loyalists in Assad's home province near Turkish border.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 21:27 GMT
Sharing the scars of Syria's war
Nestled in the Qalamoun mountains on the border with Lebanon, Flita is at the centre of a decisive battle.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 19:13 GMT
Why Iran's presence in Geneva II is critical for any progress
Iranian involvement raises vexing issues related to regional and international confrontations.
Rami G Khouri
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 10:08 GMT
Russia: Alone but undeterred?
Iran's exclusion from Geneva II gives newly-minted power broker Russia centre stage.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 07:18 GMT
Report: Syria tortured and executed 11,000
Evidence from defector alleges systematic torture and "industrial-scale" killing of prisoners by Assad's regime.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 22:11 GMT
Syria regime's 'industrial-scale killing'
As delegates meet for peace conference in Geneva, UN says responsible parties "must be held to account".
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 14:54 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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