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Profiles: Syria's fallen ministers
Generals Assef Shawkat, Hassan Turkmani and Daoud Rajiha were considered key figures in suppressing the Syrian uprising.
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Last updated: 19 Jul 2012 11:15 GMT
Syria: the regime's war of attrition
The Syrian regime responded to protests with violence, but is this tactic leading them to their eventual suicide?
Last updated: 12 Aug 2011 07:30 GMT
Syrian forces storm two western towns
Activists say troops entered Saraqeb and that five people were killed in Qusayr, as government rejects global criticism.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 16:31 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm border town'
Tanks and armoured vehicles enter Saraqeb near Turkish frontier, arresting at least 100 people, activists say.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 11:24 GMT
Syria defiant as diplomatic pressure grows
Syrian envoy to UN slams Western 'hypocrisy' as US tightens sanctions and Assad admits 'mistakes' by security forces.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 00:34 GMT
Syria expands offensive near Turkey border
Tanks storm two northwestern border towns, local residents say, as international community steps up pressure on Assad.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 12:16 GMT
Turkey raises pressure on Syria
Ahmet Davutoglu holds six hours of talks in Damascus but Assad says forces will continue to pursue "terrorists".
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 02:16 GMT
Turkish foreign minister meets Syria's Assad
Ahmet Davutoglu visits Damascus days after Turkey said its patience with Syria's crackdown on protests was running out.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 12:21 GMT
Military assaults continue across Syria
Reports of seven deaths in Hama and Idlib province as the Turkish foreign minister meets President Assad in Damascus.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 10:54 GMT
Syrian tanks 'shell' restive city of Hama
Activists report blasts in besieged city, as UN Security Council agrees "in principle" on critical statement.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 14:12 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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