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New leader, old challenges
Will a newly elected head bring a unifying leadership to the Syrian opposition?
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 12:02 GMT
Syria's president appeals to BRICS for help
In letter to forum of emerging economies, Bashar al-Assad says his country is subject to "acts of terrorism".
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 11:48 GMT
UN to temporarily reduce staff in Damascus
Spokesperson says decision to move some of 100 foreign personnel comes after shells landed near hotel where staff stay.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2013 04:20 GMT
Syria opposition to assume Arab League seat
Officials say National Coalition will represent Syria in upcoming pan-Arab summit, as regional leaders arrive in Doha.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 18:02 GMT
Daughter of Syria's slain cleric speaks out
Sumayya al-Bouti says top pro-regime preacher who died in a Damascus blast supported Assad out of his conviction.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2013 15:36 GMT
Syrian opposition PM rejects talks with Assad
Communications executive chosen to serve as interim prime minister calls Bashar Assad regime "oppressive" and "unjust".
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 22:13 GMT
Syrian opposition appoints provisional PM
Communications executive Ghassan Hitto appointed by Syrian National Coalition to be prime minister of rebel-held areas.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 12:18 GMT
Syria rebels 'capture most of police academy'
More than 200 troops and rebels reported killed in fighting for one of last regime bastions in western Aleppo province.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2013 17:33 GMT
Russia warns of 'mutual destruction' in Syria
Foreign minister calls on government and rebels to start talks, as fighting continues to escalate.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2013 03:48 GMT
Brahimi urges Syria peace talks at UN
International envoy calls for dialogue between opposition and "acceptable delegation" from the government in Damascus.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 01:13 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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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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The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
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Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
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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