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Geneva talks: Progress towards peace?
As round one of UN-brokered talks come to an end, we analyse how negotiations are proceeding and what they can achieve.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 10:20 GMT
A new way forward for Syria's opposition?
We look at the implications of a new proposal that would allow President Bashar al-Assad and his allies to leave Syria.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 10:00 GMT
Lakhdar Brahimi: 'Change has to take place'
The UN special envoy to Syria explains why he believes the crisis there poses a real threat to the region.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 10:57 GMT
Can Lakhdar Brahimi end the Syrian conflict?
With no political process in place, we ask what the veteran UN envoy can do to succeed where Annan failed.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 08:14 GMT
Has sectarian violence returned to Iraq?
After a spate of deadly attacks, we ask if there is enough political will to stop the violence.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 08:32 GMT
Can Formula One unite Bahrain?
We ask if the race the country's rulers called a "force for good" has been a human rights and public relations disaster.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 10:31 GMT
Iran and Syria: A show of strength and unity
Is the arrival of Iranian warships in Syria a symbolic move or is the uprising there no longer a solely Syrian affair?
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 11:05 GMT
Rights group criticises Saudi anti-terror law
Amnesty International says that proposed legislation threatens to strangle peaceful dissent in the Gulf kingdom.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011 11:11 GMT
Yemenis decry immunity for president
Tens of thousands hold protests against mediation by the GCC aimed at ending political crisis.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 17:57 GMT
Yemen opposition rejects Gulf initiative
President "welcomes" GCC's efforts to end his country's political crisis.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2011 12:19 GMT
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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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ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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.
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