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UN humanitarian chief holds talks in Damascus
Valerie Amos begins talks on how to increase humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians trapped or displaced by fighting.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 21:48 GMT
Red Cross declares Syria conflict a civil war
Fighting has spread and international humanitarian law now applies, Red Cross says, as clashes are reported in Damascus.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 18:03 GMT
Russia says West using 'blackmail' over Syria
Foreign minister warns Russia will block extension of UN mission if Western powers push for sanctions on Damascus.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 16:21 GMT
Red Crescent evacuates wounded from Homs
Aid group in talks to reach more casualties after ambulances move 27 women and children, as siege continues.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 03:33 GMT
Red Cross pushes to rescue wounded in Homs
Syrian Free Army blocks Syrian Red Crescent ambulances from entering area, in climate of "deep mistrust".
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 20:51 GMT
'Friends of Syria' call for end to violence
Officials from more than 70 nations vowed more sanctions on Assad's government and called for aid to be brought in.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 11:20 GMT
Diplomats seek ways to end Syria bloodshed
Officials from more than 70 countries gather for "Friends of Syria" meeting in Tunisia to explore options for peace.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 21:41 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
Australia: Child refugees' moral 'blackmail'
The rise of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
Ebola outbreak: We need information, not panic
Moderate or zealot on Israel: No real difference
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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