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Assad appoints new Syria prime minister
Former agriculture minister and ruling Baath party member Riyad Hijab entrusted with task of forming government.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 12:24 GMT
Security Council debates response to Houla
UN body discusses massacre near Homs that has been blamed on government, although Damascus says it was caused by rebels.
Last updated: 27 May 2012 20:36 GMT
Syria blames Houla deaths on 'terrorists'
Syrian government spokesman denies its troops were responsible for killing scores of civilians and children in Houla.
Last updated: 27 May 2012 13:34 GMT
Syria 'accepts' Annan plan to end crisis
UN-Arab League envoy says Damascus has agreed to implement six-point peace plan for ending conflict in the country.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 12:33 GMT
Activists accuse Syria of misleading monitors
Arab League team mostly taken to areas loyal to Assad, opposition claims, as government declares prisoner release.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2012 15:25 GMT
'Scores dead' in Syria after kidnappings
Activists say at least 79 people killed in sectarian clashes in Homs, as US ambassador prepares to return to Damascus.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 20:37 GMT
Dozens dead in Syrian city after kidnappings
Activists say more than 60 bodies delivered to Homs hospitals after kidnappings blamed on both sides.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 15:09 GMT
Syria 'positive' on Arab League monitors plan
Damascus says its FM has "responded positively" to Arab League demand for observers to be allowed into country.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 21:00 GMT
Syria ignores Arab League deadline
Deaths reported as new Arab League deadline for Syria to let observers in or face further sanctions expires.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 05:50 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'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.
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