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Assad appoints new Syria prime minister
Former agriculture minister and ruling Baath party member Riyad Hijab entrusted with task of forming government.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 12:24 GMT
Syria uprising: Key events
Syria is turning increasingly violent as the crackdown on protests continues and an armed opposition emerges.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
Military assault continues in Latakia
Security forces open fire, residents say, while activist group puts death toll in the northern port city at 35.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2011 15:30 GMT
'Thousands flee' Latakia assault
Reports of residents rounded up at stadium as they attempt to leave coastal city under attack by Syrian security forces.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2011 19:39 GMT
Aid group seeks access to Syrian civilians
Amid a persistent military campaign, head of International Red Cross to visit Syria for talks on expanding aid effort.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 17:02 GMT
Syria arrests hundreds amid call for protests
Prominent rights campaigners detained along with scores of others active in uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 22:07 GMT
Syrian protesters stay defiant amid crackdown
Week of renewed protests called by activists as scores are arrested in intensifying crackdown by security forces.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 21:23 GMT
Death toll rises as Syria crackdown continues
At least four deaths reported in Deraa as security forces storm a mosque after shelling the flashpoint city.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 03:03 GMT
Global pressure on Assad to end violence
UN secretary-general condemns violence against Syrian pro-democracy protesters as US and UK consider imposing sanctions.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 07:41 GMT
Syria to lift emergency law
President Assad says emergency laws to be abolished within a week and pledges further reforms.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 21:23 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'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.
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