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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Confronting ISIL: Why bombing is doomed to fail
Are South Koreans at risk of 'extinction'?
A Caledonian utopia or a nation divided?
Turkish 'genocide' film: An epic too late?
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
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