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UN chief decries escalating crisis in Syria
Ban says violence has reached 'appalling heights', while UN-Arab League envoy says country could become 'failed state'.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 01:43 GMT
Libyans rise up against militias' dominance
Benghazi civilans take action, arguing government failed to rein in ultra-conservative groups such as Ansar al-Sharia.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 10:58 GMT
Crying wolf, foreign agendas and Israel's role in destabilising Syria
As Assad's brutal crackdown continues on opposition protesters, calls for foreign intervention are becoming more common.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2012 08:34 GMT
Saudi-Syria seek Hariri trial calm
Regional leaders propose a deal aimed at avoiding sectarian unrest if Hezbollah members are indicted by UN-backed court.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2010 15:48 GMT
Regional leaders in Lebanon talks
Saudi Arabia and Syria leaders make a rare joint visit to Lebanon to ease tensions.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2010 15:02 GMT
Turkey and Syria in regional talks
Erdogan and al-Assad meet to discuss next round of Israel-Syria peace negotiations.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2008 15:07 GMT
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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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