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Syrian forces 'launch Deraa assault'
Southern city comes under attack as Homs and Hama endure ongoing bombardments, with UN assembly set to discuss violence.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 12:12 GMT
'Tortured' Chinese dissident seeks US asylum
Government critic says he suffered horrific abuse after being arrested for writing unflattering book on Chinese premier.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 13:47 GMT
Ceasefire 'agreed' in Syrian mountain town
Opposition says army to withdraw from Zabadani after deal agreed by town leaders and deputy defence minister.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 03:56 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iran spar over oil embargo
Saudi oil minister dismisses Iranian threat to block Strait of Hormuz in case of international oil embargo on Tehran.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2012 16:17 GMT
Obama projects Pacific power
What's the real story behind Washington sending a bunch of marines to Australia?
Last updated: 22 Nov 2011 10:30 GMT
Putin in China to boost bilateral ties
Talks during Russian prime minister's two-day visit to Beijing are likely to focus on a gas deal mired in disagreement.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 11:37 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'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.
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