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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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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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