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'Water war' threatens Syria lifeline
Water supplies have dropped in key areas due to a sharp increase in production at the rebel-controlled Euphrates Dam.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 10:51 GMT
Will Iraq fall apart?
National identity remains resilient, but Maliki's re-election could strain it to breaking point.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 08:08 GMT
Desperation grips Syrian city's residents
Fighting between al-Qaeda-linked group and rebels means supplies cannot reach civilians in northern city of al-Raqqa.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 19:54 GMT
Syrians protest against al-Raqqa's new rulers
People living in northern city accuse fighters of abuses and unjustified detentions.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 00:59 GMT
Syrian rebels divided in fight against Assad
Rival groups with different ideologies battle for dominance in al-Raqqa, and for the revolution's future.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 16:45 GMT
Syria rebels capture northern Raqqa city
Fighters battling regime troops say they are now in "near-total control" of al-Raqqa, as clashes also escalate in Homs.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2013 02:34 GMT
Clinton says 'days numbered' for Assad regime
US Secretary of State says political transition is necessary to save Syria from a "catastrophic assault".
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 17:18 GMT
Envoy Annan calls Syria mission a 'failure'
UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan tells French newspaper his peace plan has been unsuccessful, as bombings continue across Syria.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 08:08 GMT
Syrian forces bombard Aleppo
Government forces attempt to regain northern area as opposition welcomes news of high-ranking general's defection.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 04:43 GMT
UN chief calls for change in Syria mission
Amid rising violence, Ban Ki-moon tells Security Council observers should relocate to capital, focus on politics.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 00:38 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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