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Protesters across Syria come under fire
Security Council fails to reach agreement on how to respond to crisis that Russia warned was veering towards civil war.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 01:54 GMT
Italy recalls its ambassador to Syria
International pressure on Syrian government intensifies, as security forces reportedly fire at night rallies.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 22:03 GMT
Syrian crackdown shows no respite
First day of Muslim month of Ramadan marked by 24 killings across the country, drawing international condemnation.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 13:52 GMT
Syrian military chief in Moscow
The chief of staff of
Last updated: 27 Sep 2005 07:32 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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