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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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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Cruelty in Jerusalem
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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