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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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