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UN urges swift deployment of troops to Mali
Call comes as interim leader Dioncounda Traore appeals for help and as rebels extend their control in country's north.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 13:56 GMT
Mali seeks France help against rebel advances
Mali's president pleas for support in countering an offensive by groups who control the north and are heading south.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 02:51 GMT
Can Lakhdar Brahimi end the Syrian conflict?
With no political process in place, we ask what the veteran UN envoy can do to succeed where Annan failed.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 08:14 GMT
New Syria envoy calls for UN council unity
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he hopes to avoid pitfalls encountered by Kofi Annan, who quit in frustration.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 13:14 GMT
New Syria envoy voices hope for diplomacy
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says the international community cannot afford to turn its back on Syria.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 10:28 GMT
UN to close Syria observer mission
Observers will be removed within days, with plans to set up a smaller political office to monitor events.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 11:53 GMT
Syria steps up attacks on rebel-held areas
Renewed violence reported in Aleppo, Damascus, Homs and Idlib as state television reports death of one of its reporters.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 06:23 GMT
Cholera hits DR Congo refugee camp
At least nine people killed in makeshift camp for people displaced by clashes between M23 rebels and government troops.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 20:01 GMT
Mali coup leader condemns violent protests
Captain Amadou Sanogo criticises attack on interim president by demonstrators and calls for calm in West African state.
Last updated: 23 May 2012 10:13 GMT
Russia to back Annan's Syria peace plan
UN Security Council set to discuss envoy's proposals to end conflict, as calls for daily ceasefire grows stronger.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2012 18:04 GMT
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