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Syrian opposition calls for poll boycott
More than 14.5 million are eligible to vote in first such election since local administrations were given more power.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 10:24 GMT
Syrian forces push towards Lebanese border
Military and security forces widen crackdown in towns near Lebanese border, as activists say five killed in raids.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 19:36 GMT
Mourners 'shot dead' at Syria funeral
Rights group say five civilians killed as security forces open fire at funeral and raid homes.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 18:04 GMT
Deaths in Syria despite 'no-shoot order'
Security forces kill six people across Syria despite an order from President al-Assad not to fire on protesters.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 05:24 GMT
Demonstrations flare across Syria
Anti-government protesters take to the streets in several major cities and in mainly Kurdish towns.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 20:58 GMT
Syrian troops 'will not shoot' protesters
Activist says the president has ordered security forces not to open fire at rallies expected after Friday prayers.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 07:52 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
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At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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