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Iraq, ISIL and the region's choices
Even if ISIL is halted before it reaches Baghdad, it has left virtually every regional actor scrambling for a response.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 18:13 GMT
Syria dismisses deputy PM after US talks
Qadri Jamil was sacked after holding unauthorised meetings with US officials to discuss proposed Geneva talks.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 17:16 GMT
Is the US winning hearts and minds in Egypt?
Seen either as an interloper or manipulator, the US nonetheless tries its hand at playing negotiator.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 21:10 GMT
Foreign envoys join Syria opposition talks
Officials try to break deadlock at Istanbul meeting as rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before attending peace talks.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 13:27 GMT
Assad vows response to Israeli attack
Syria's president tells Lebanese TV station he has received shipment of arms from Russia and will defend his country.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 12:35 GMT
Syrian opposition sets conditions for talks
Rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before entering peace talks as foreign envoys boost stalled Istanbul meeting.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 22:31 GMT
US senator McCain enters Syria to meet rebels
Republican senator slipped across border for visit lasting several hours before returning to Turkey, spokesman says.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 03:27 GMT
Kerry: Assad cannot be part of Syria solution
US secretary of state says Syrian president has to step down as part of any political solution to country's civil war.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 20:13 GMT
Syria rivals urge probe on 'chemical attack'
Assad regime and opposition demand international inquiry to look into alleged chemical attack near Aleppo city.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 18:12 GMT
Syria ceasefire plan prospects grow dim
Cross-border shooting and shelling of villages precede expiry of deadline of first phase of the UN-brokered deal.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 08:55 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
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
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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