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Britain to hold talks with Syrian opposition
Foreign minister William Hague and other senior officials to meet opponents of Assad in London next week.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2011 05:18 GMT
Syria agrees to Arab observers 'in principle'
Arab League says Damascus has agreed to allow 500-member mission into the country but has asked for amendments to deal.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2011 20:23 GMT
Fire damages Syria gas pipelines
Production continues as government denies reports of fire caused by two explosions.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2011 11:52 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm town near Turkey border'
Witnesses say troops backed by tanks and machine guns have swept into Bdama, a town close to the Turkish border.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 10:47 GMT
Syria security forces 'kill dozens' in north
Syrian rights group says death toll has risen from 24-hour military operation in northern town of Jisr al-Shughour.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2011 20:54 GMT
Syrian tanks enter 'protest hub' Baniyas
Residents form a human chain in a bid to halt troops from sweeping into the coastal town of Baniyas.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 13:35 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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