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UN accuses Islamic State group of war crimes
New UN report says armed group has performed public executions and that Syria has used chlorine gas in combat.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 17:47 GMT
UN chief slams Syrian president
Ban Ki-moon, speaking at UN event in New York, says Assad has committed "crimes against humanity".
Last updated: 13 Sep 2013 23:20 GMT
UN report uncovers Syria war crimes
Latest human rights report says atrocities committed by all sides in the conflict and none of them fear accountability.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 09:52 GMT
UN: Both sides committing war crimes in Syria
Independent team urges Security Council to act urgently "to ensure accountability for grave violations" during conflict.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 12:35 GMT
Widespread rights abuses alleged in Syria
Both sides accused of committing possible crimes against humanity and war crimes by United Nations and US rights group.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2012 23:36 GMT
UN report slams Assad forces for war crimes
UN accuses Syria of policy of violence against civilians, as humanitarian chief says 2.5 million citizens now need aid.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012 19:46 GMT
Fresh protests in Syria ahead of UN briefing
Activists call for foreign intervention as UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan prepares to address Security Council.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2012 13:37 GMT
Syrian opposition calls for fresh protests
Assad opponents press for foreign military intervention as Kofi Annan prepares to brief UN body on diplomatic efforts.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2012 12:18 GMT
UN team to join Syria humanitarian mission
Foreign experts to visit restive cities but will not have free access and will not be allowed into Idlib.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2012 09:49 GMT
Syria marks revolt anniversary amid violence
Troops intensify offensive to crush opposition fighters in north and south, as anti-Assad uprising enters second year.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2012 14:25 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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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