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Syrian cities endure intense shelling
Activists report severe bombardments in Homs and Deraa as Russia says situation in country is becoming "more alarming".
Last updated: 10 Jun 2012 09:39 GMT
Syria 'pledges respect' for Annan plan
Foreign minister Walid al-Muallem says deployment of 250 UN monitors is "reasonable and logical", during visit to China.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 23:03 GMT
Russia: Annan mission 'last chance' for Syria
Warning comes as US pledges to send "non-lethal" aid to opposition fighters.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2012 04:14 GMT
Homs residents narrate horror
Residents of besieged Syrian city tell of constant shelling and rising deaths as the military moves deeper.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 13:30 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
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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