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UN council postpones Syria resolution vote
Security Council to decide Thursday on non-military sanctions, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon says "bloodshed must end now".
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 23:23 GMT
Fund launched to back Syrian rebels
Syrian businessmen creates $300m fund based in Doha to help rebel forces, as violence continues across the country.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 22:39 GMT
Mauritania 'agrees to Senussi extradition'
Gaddafi's former spy chief to be returned to Libya to face trial for alleged rights abuses, Libyan authorities say.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2012 01:15 GMT
Turkey calls on France to halt genocide bill
Ankara says adoption of law making it illegal to deny killing of Armenians in World War I will spark crisis.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 20:52 GMT
UNESCO clears way for Palestine seat vote
US secretary of state urges UN body to "think again" after its executive committee backs the Palestinian membership bid.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2011 23:49 GMT
Deaths reported in 'fresh Syrian assault'
At least 28 killed in tank-backed raid on Homs, a day after 2,000 people held anti-regime protests, activists say.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 04:59 GMT
Arab League visit to Syria 'delayed'
Damascus had earlier criticised the body's plea to end attacks on protesters and for political and economic reforms.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2011 02:50 GMT
Fresh deaths in Syrian crackdown
Two more civilians killed in city of Homs as UN secretary-general issues his strongest condemnation of crackdown.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2011 22:46 GMT
French contact with Libyans over Gaddafi
Libyan emissaries say Gaddafi is ready to go, as French parliament votes in favour of extending its military operation.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2011 15:54 GMT
Dozens die in renewed Yemeni clashes
At least 38 people killed as fighting continues in the capital between government loyalists and tribal forces.
Last updated: 24 May 2011 20:50 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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