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Will a buffer zone calm or stoke tensions?
We discuss the feasibility and risks of enforcing a buffer zone and a no-fly zone in Syria.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 18:22 GMT
The new face of Turkey's oldest party
Kemal Kilicdaroglu has moved the CHP leftwards in a bid to broaden its appeal, and says the ruling AKP can't be trusted.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2011 14:39 GMT
Tactical voting could help Turkish opposition
Analysis suggests main opposition supporters could vote for scandal-hit ultra-nationalists in bid to limit AKP majority.
Last updated: 31 May 2011 08:46 GMT
Campaign trail fight gets 'dirty' in Turkey
Country's political future at stake in June 12 vote, but sex tapes scandal and Kurdish unrest share campaign spotlight.
Last updated: 26 May 2011 16:10 GMT
Turks cool to EU membership
Turkish enthusiasm for joining the European Union is waning as the country is increasingly looking east, a report shows.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2010 13:07 GMT
Major reforms cast as a power grab
Turkey's referendum would deeply alter the legal system, which foes say helps the ruling party stay in power.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 08:52 GMT
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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.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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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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