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Syrian warplanes 'target crowded market'
Airstrikes kill at least 30 people in village of Atareb in Aleppo province, activist group says.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 01:07 GMT
Syrian refugees cling to stability in Iraq
Finding relative stability in northern Iraq, many Syrian refugees are in no hurry to return to their war-torn country.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2014 11:51 GMT
UK asks Muslim women to help curb Syria trips
Police reach out to wives, mothers and sisters in drive to stop young British men travelling to and fighting in Syria.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2014 05:30 GMT
France to stop citizens joining Syria war
Proposed measures include a dedicated hotline and stripping people of French nationality as deterrence and punishment.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2014 00:38 GMT
Syria presidential date fixed for June 3
Assad, whose term ends on July 17, expected to run and win another seven-year term in office despite the conflict.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:01 GMT
More barrel bombs hit Syria's Aleppo
Dozens killed in barrel-bomb strikes in rebel held Aleppo, activists say, as Assad visits Christian town to mark Easter.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 23:38 GMT
Syria removes 80 percent of chemical weapons
Head of UN team overseeing disarmament process says country likely to meet April 27 deadline if momentum is maintained.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 08:07 GMT
Syria army advances in besieged Homs
Push by President Bashar al-Assad's troops in the central city comes as bomb explodes outside a mosque, killing 14.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 15:28 GMT
SNC accuses Assad of genocide in Aleppo
Some Syrian activists have started a social media campaign to show the devastation caused by barrel bombings in Aleppo.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 13:49 GMT
The ineptness of geopolitics
Why 19th century diplomatic habits are not likely to resolve global tensions and challenges.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 08:51 GMT
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Russia's Ukrainian minority under pressure
Ukrainians living in Russia are choosing to keep a low profile amid high tension between the countries.
Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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