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Syria intensifies crackdown on protests
Tunisia recalls its ambassador to Syria as security forces arrest dozens in Damascus and open fire in other main cities.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2011 21:09 GMT
Turkish FM: 'Syrian army still in key towns'
Witnesses dispute government reports that security operations have ended in Deir ez-Zor and areas of Latakia.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2011 06:42 GMT
Protesters defy crackdown in Syria
Night demonstrations held in several cities as Syrian interior ministry says security operation in Latakia has ended.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2011 23:13 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
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Globalisation has not reached Somalia, but 'junglification' has
Afghanistan will not be the next Iraq
Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming
William G Moseley
China's new territorial assertiveness
Richard Javad Heydarian
An independent Kurdistan? Yes, but not so fast
Saudi Arabia: Don't blame it all on the Islamic State
Mansour Almarzoqi Albogami
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
In Pictures: Pakistan's troubled Tirah Valley
Displaced in rebel violence, locals return only to find bombed out homes, burnt down schools and destroyed markets.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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