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Assad 'to remain' president in transition
Any transition agreed upon in the Geneva peace talks must include Assad as president, information minister says.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 19:54 GMT
No date agreed for Syria peace conference
Brahimi says November talks between rebels and government will not go ahead, but hopes for movement by end of year.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 05:52 GMT
Brahimi in talks over Syria conference
Russia insists Iran should attend proposed negotiations in Geneva, as UN-Arab League peace envoy rallies support.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 12:07 GMT
Thousands gather for 'day of rage' in Lebanon
As anger grows, mourners gather in their thousands in central Beirut for funeral of slain intelligence chief.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 14:08 GMT
Profile: Wissam al-Hassan
The intelligence chief had been suspicious of the Syrian leadership since the killing of former PM Rafik al-Hariri.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 11:19 GMT
Opposition calls for 'day of rage' in Lebanon
Amid anger and grief, ex-PM Saad Hariri urges large turnout at funeral for slain intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 05:29 GMT
Anger in Lebanon day after deadly blast
Opposition coalition demands PM's resignation over assassination but remains wary about plunging nation into crisis.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 23:54 GMT
Lebanon tense after bomb kills security chief
Prime minister says he will remain in his post, as protests over anti-Syrian official's killing erupt in several cities.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 13:03 GMT
Syria blamed for deadly Lebanon blast
Anti-Syria politicians blame President Assad for bombing that kills senior Lebanese security official and seven others
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 11:43 GMT
Blast in Lebanon kills top security official
Wissam al-Hassan, intelligence chief of Internal Security Forces, among eight people killed in a car bombing in Beirut.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 03:11 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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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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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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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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