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Is the world failing Syrians?
As the crisis worsens and the number of displaced persons grows, we ask why so many are not receiving adequate aid.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 10:40 GMT
UN warns of 'humanitarian tragedy' in Syria
Humanitarian chief says rebel-held north largely out of reach for aid operations while WHO reports typhoid outbreak.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2013 10:00 GMT
Diseases rife amid Syria drug shortages
World Health Organisation says hospitals are perilously short of medicine and doctors after months of fighting.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 21:32 GMT
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
Clinton says 'days numbered' for Assad regime
US Secretary of State says political transition is necessary to save Syria from a "catastrophic assault".
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 17:18 GMT
Envoy Annan calls Syria mission a 'failure'
UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan tells French newspaper his peace plan has been unsuccessful, as bombings continue across Syria.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 08:08 GMT
Syrian forces bombard Aleppo
Government forces attempt to regain northern area as opposition welcomes news of high-ranking general's defection.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 04:43 GMT
UN chief calls for change in Syria mission
Amid rising violence, Ban Ki-moon tells Security Council observers should relocate to capital, focus on politics.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 00:38 GMT
Fighters 'kill 26 members of pro-Assad group'
Twenty-six members of pro-government "Shabiha" killed in northern province of Aleppo, activist monitoring group says.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 19:41 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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