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Syrian troops 'kill dozens' in Hama
Activists say government forces attacked two neighbourhoods with machine guns, killing 28 people.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 13:51 GMT
UN official says Syria ceasefire 'incomplete'
Lynn Pascoe says human rights violations still "perpetrated with impunity" as activists report dozens of deaths in Hama.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 18:53 GMT
Syrian forces launch ground assault on Homs
Heavy fighting reported in key city as Western powers call for UN Security Council action authorising humanitarian aid.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 15:21 GMT
Kofi Annan calls for unified action on Syria
Joint UN-Arab League envoy wants single process of mediation as troops launch ground assault on city of Homs.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 04:43 GMT
Troops battle opposition fighters in Homs
Sporadic shelling and clashes reported in Syrian city as Western powers call for UN Security Council action.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 17:16 GMT
Wounded journalists 'smuggled out' of Syria
Reports say UK photographer and, possibly, a French reporter have reached Lebanon after being trapped in embattled Homs.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 18:42 GMT
Shalit is free: Lift the siege of Gaza now
Israel's blockade of Gaza constitutes a clear violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, according to the Red Cross.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2011 09:07 GMT
UN resumes high-level N Korea talks
Special UN envoy leads bid to open first dialogue in six years with Pyongyang.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2010 09:59 GMT
North Korea envoy 'to visit US'
South Korean media says nuclear negotiator will pay rare visit to US next month.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2010 07:10 GMT
UN envoy in N Korea talks push
UN political chief arrives in Pyongyang looking to restart nuclear disarmament talks.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2010 08:27 GMT
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