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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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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.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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