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Kurdish fighters 'seize' Syrian border town
At least 29 killed in fighting between Kurdish and Al-Nusra Front fighters in northern Syria in past two days, NGO says.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 15:00 GMT
Fierce fighting rages across Syria
Battles follow reported massacre in Homs and attack on a university in Aleppo, which together left at least 200 dead.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 01:11 GMT
Rebels capture key base in Syria's east
Fighters overrun army base in Deir Az-Zor, further weakening government's control in a strategic region bordering Iraq.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 19:53 GMT
Syria rebels clash with armed Kurds
Fighting near Turkey between Free Syrian Army and Kurds affiliated with Democratic Union Party leaves several injured.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 17:54 GMT
Syrian rebels 'take army post' near Turkey
At least 18 government troops killed in clashes near rebel-held town of Ras al-Ain, activists say.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 20:26 GMT
Syria resumes air assault on border town
Refugees flood into Turkey as government forces backed by air power continue attack on rebel-held town of Ras al-Ain.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 11:36 GMT
Arab League backs Syrian opposition bloc
New coalition gains recognition as air raids batter border towns and Israeli tanks fire into Syria for a second day.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 05:01 GMT
Deaths in Syria despite 'no-shoot order'
Security forces kill six people across Syria despite an order from President al-Assad not to fire on protesters.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 05:24 GMT
Demonstrations flare across Syria
Anti-government protesters take to the streets in several major cities and in mainly Kurdish towns.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 20:58 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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