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Kerry urges Assad to commit to peace
US secretary of state calls on Syrian president to commit to ending war that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 00:14 GMT
Obama and Cameron discuss Syria crisis
Meeting in White House, US president and UK prime minister pledge to work together to increase pressure on Assad regime.
Last updated: 13 May 2013 23:43 GMT
Pope appeals for release of Syrian bishops
The appeal comes after a Christian group retracted its claim that the clerics had been freed.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2013 05:12 GMT
Syria opposition names interim leader
Syrian National Coalition names veteran dissident George Sabra as interim chief, following Moaz al-Khatib's resignation.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2013 06:35 GMT
Profile: George Sabra
Syria opposition interim chief is a leftist, secular opposition figure, who has been jailed many times for dissent.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 18:04 GMT
Syria rebels fight for Aleppo police academy
Opposition uses captured tanks to assault strategic facility, as rebel leaders accuse Damascus regime of "genocide".
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 20:26 GMT
UN in funding call as Syria conflict rages
United Nations says will have to cut food ration supplies unless fresh funding found, as battles continue in civil war.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 22:57 GMT
How real is Syria's chemical weapons threat?
We ask if the West is exaggerating Syria's chemical weapons menace to justify a future military intervention.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2012 12:11 GMT
Syria opposition appeals for massive aid
Leading opposition figure says $60b needed to prevent economy from collapsing within six months if Assad's regime falls.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 18:18 GMT
EU's Ashton warns of Syria conflict spillover
European and Arab ministers meet at Arab League in Cairo to discuss crisis that has reportedly killed 35,000 people.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 13:20 GMT
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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.
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.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
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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