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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
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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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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