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Syria holds election snubbed by opposition
Voters cast their ballots in Damascus and other regions, while in opposition strongholds residents boycotted the polls.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 10:50 GMT
Syria goes to polls amid deadly unrest
Critics say the vote for the multiparty parliament will fail to bring change to the country riven by a deadly revolt.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 16:12 GMT
Fighting in eastern Syria ahead of election
Clashes erupt on eve of parliamentary poll being boycotted by opposition which has formed an "alternative" parliament.
Last updated: 06 May 2012 15:07 GMT
Fresh violence hits Syrian town
Deraa hit by shelling and heavy gunfire, as funeral processions for scores of people killed in protests get underway.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 10:09 GMT
Scores killed on Syria's 'day of rage'
Up to 50 killed by security forces, activists say, as thousands defy government repression to call for freedom in Syria.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2011 10:13 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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Moscow's collapsing power dreams
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