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UN steps up pressure on Syria
Ban Ki-moon warns of worsening violence as Security Council threatens further steps unless government honours ceasefire.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 13:14 GMT
Algerian diplomats kidnapped in chaotic Mali
Algeria says its consul and six staff members of its consulate in Gao have been abducted.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 04:12 GMT
Tuareg fighters declare Mali ceasefire
Rebels, seeking independence for AZAWAD region, say they have achieved goal after capturing string of northern towns.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 14:47 GMT
France bars entry to four Islamic scholars
The government says the scholars, who are banned from attending a conference in Paris, "call for hate and violence".
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 21:45 GMT
French PM defends handling of Toulouse gunman
Authorities reject allegations that intelligence failings allowed a known extremist to kill seven people.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2012 19:23 GMT
US and UN demand end to Syria violence
Security Council members increase efforts to convince China and Russia to end their veto of UN action in Syria.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 09:40 GMT
'Friends of Syria' call for end to violence
Officials from more than 70 nations vowed more sanctions on Assad's government and called for aid to be brought in.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 11:20 GMT
Diplomats seek ways to end Syria bloodshed
Officials from more than 70 countries gather for "Friends of Syria" meeting in Tunisia to explore options for peace.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 21:41 GMT
US and EU weigh Iran's offer of nuclear talks
Clinton and Ashton cautiously welcome letter promising to engage in "major talks" over its nuclear programme.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 20:47 GMT
Assad sets date for Syria referendum
Vote on new constitution to take place later in month as security forces continue assaults on Homs and Hama.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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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
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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