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Syrian forces push towards Lebanese border
Military and security forces widen crackdown in towns near Lebanese border, as activists say five killed in raids.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 19:36 GMT
UN urges probe of Syria 'rights violations'
Human rights chief says alleged abuses against protesters must me investigated, as more Syrians flee restive north.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 05:18 GMT
Syrians flee imminent assault on town
Tanks surround Maarat al-Numan ahead of military offensive, prompting an exodus of residents from the northern town.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 16:17 GMT
Deaths reported as Syrian forces storm city
Four women among six civilians killed in a tank-backed army raid on besieged coastal city of Baniyas, activist says.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 18:30 GMT
Syrian tanks enter 'protest hub' Baniyas
Residents form a human chain in a bid to halt troops from sweeping into the coastal town of Baniyas.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 13:35 GMT
More deaths on Syria's 'day of defiance'
Up to 30 reportedly killed in the cities of Homs and Hama, as protesters around the country take to the streets.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 04:25 GMT
Syrian forces tighten grip ahead of protests
Tanks and troops are reported to have been deployed in central Syria and coastal areas in bid to quell protests.
Last updated: 06 May 2011 04:27 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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