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Syrian opposition calls for aid 'safe zones'
Leaders say UN mission has failed to stop violence and call for creation of safe areas for delivery of humanitarian aid.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2012 13:56 GMT
Annan says Syria violence 'unacceptable'
Peace envoy alarmed by reports that government targeted people in areas where UN monitors met civilians.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2012 12:43 GMT
Annan calls new Syria violence 'unacceptable'
Kofi Annan's spokesman says regime troops intimidated and perhaps killed locals who spoke to ceasefire monitors.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 20:27 GMT
Blast rocks central Damascus despite truce
Three injured in car bombing, state TV reports, a day after activists said scores killed in violence across country.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 15:46 GMT
UN team tours Syria amid reports of violence
Damascus suburb reportedly stormed by government forces, as envoy Kofi Annan urges both sides to "put down weapons".
Last updated: 22 Apr 2012 20:34 GMT
UN observers tour Syria amid unrest reports
Damascus suburb reportedly stormed by government forces as UN team monitoring ceasefire visits flashpoint towns.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2012 13:09 GMT
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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.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
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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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
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In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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