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UN condemns crackdown in Syria
General Assembly passes non-binding resolution calling for halt to violence, as military forces pound protest hubs.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 11:41 GMT
UN set for Syria vote amid crackdown
Opposition strongholds under attack as Russia continues to oppose any moves by Security Council to condemn Assad's rule.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 20:58 GMT
Syrian forces 'launch Deraa assault'
Southern city comes under attack as Homs and Hama endure ongoing bombardments, with UN assembly set to discuss violence.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 12:12 GMT
Syria death toll 'surpasses 1,000'
Rights groups say they have documented names of civilians allegedly killed by security forces since protests erupted.
Last updated: 24 May 2011 19:32 GMT
Syria arrests opposition figures
Rights groups say two opposition figures and 11 women protesters detained.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 02:43 GMT
Syria sends army reinforcements into Deraa
Arrests and raids reported in several towns and more than 200 members of the ruling Baath Party resign in protest.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 17:26 GMT
Syrian opposition vows to 'break the regime'
Activists say democratic transition will safeguard the country from "a period of violence, chaos and civil war".
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 12:04 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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