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Syrian opposition figures meet in Damascus
Gathering of nearly 200 critics of the Assad regime dismissed by some democracy activists as a "publicity stunt".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:57 GMT
Syrian forces push towards Lebanese border
Military and security forces widen crackdown in towns near Lebanese border, as activists say five killed in raids.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 19:36 GMT
Saleh: Suppressing opponents from within
In Yemen, president's regime has long used torture as part of its "security apparatus".
Last updated: 31 May 2011 15:22 GMT
Total internet blackout in Egypt
Country's last working internet service provider has been disconnected, completing a complete shut down of web access.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2011 01:56 GMT
Tunisia hit by widespread looting
Bands of looters go on the rampage while a fire in a prison apparently linked to the violence kills 42 inmates.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2011 05:58 GMT
Army on streets amid Tunisia unrest
Military struggles to contain looting and violence following the ousting of the country's president.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2011 18:09 GMT
Tunisia's Ben Ali flees amid unrest
Parliament speaker becomes interim leader after president of 23 years, facing a mass uprising, lands in Saudi Arabia.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2011 11:19 GMT
PM replaces Tunisia president
President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali leaves country following violent clashes in the capital, Tunis.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2011 01:39 GMT
My aunt the revolutionary
Hana al-Shaibani gave up her comfortable life in 1960s Baghdad to live in a refugee camp and fight for the PLO.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2010 10:57 GMT
Peace agreement eludes Yemen
Clashes with Houthis continue in spite of a ceasefire deal proposed by the government.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2010 09:58 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.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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