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Fund launched to back Syrian rebels
Syrian businessmen creates $300m fund based in Doha to help rebel forces, as violence continues across the country.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 22:39 GMT
Assad appoints new Syria prime minister
Former agriculture minister and ruling Baath party member Riyad Hijab entrusted with task of forming government.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 12:24 GMT
Debating Syria's draft constitution
Syrians are divided over the proposed text and the timing chosen by Assad for the vote.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 16:21 GMT
Syrian opposition calls for poll boycott
More than 14.5 million are eligible to vote in first such election since local administrations were given more power.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 10:24 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
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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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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