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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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