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Lebanon revenge kidnappings raise tensions
Gulf nationals urged to leave the country after 23 people were seized in retaliation for earlier abduction in Syria.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 12:45 GMT
Lebanon clan claims revenge kidnap of Syrians
Meqdad family says it has seized at least 23 Syrians in Lebanon in retaliation for family member abducted in Syria.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 03:54 GMT
Thousands held in Syria security swoop
More than 3,000 reportedly detained in Rastan as MP says opposition move to topple President Assad will not succeed.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 14:38 GMT
Tweeting the police state
Syrian cyber dissidents describe how they get around the regime's attempts to silence them.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 08:48 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
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
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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