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Fall of Syria's Assad 'only a matter of time'
Ex-UN mission chief says president's days are numbered but his exit may not end the conflict.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2012 16:17 GMT
Syrian activists claim 'rockets rain on Homs'
Reports of shelling in central city come as UN monitoring mission chief says violence has reached unprecedented levels.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 12:29 GMT
UN mission 'morally obliged' to stay in Syria
Head of UN observers tells Security Council his team was targeted with gunfire several times but should remain in Syria.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 08:36 GMT
Syria attacks continue as UN mission stalls
Bombardment of central city of Homs intensifies one day after observers suspend mission due to surge in violence.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 02:11 GMT
Has the UN observer mission failed in Syria?
As the UN suspends its mission amid rising violence, we ask how their withdrawal could impact the Syrian people.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2012 11:55 GMT
UN mission suspends activities in Syria
Head of observer mission says escalating violence is impeding mission's ability to carry out its mandate.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2012 04:44 GMT
Syria violence 'derailing' UN peace mission
Head of UN observers says attacks by both sides are intensifying, limiting mission's aim to observe, verify and report.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 03:53 GMT
Pessimism at UN as Syria crisis worsens
Fears voiced as opposition Free Syrian Army says it will stop adhering to truce by Friday if Assad forces ignore it.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 19:18 GMT
Executions reported in Syria
UN mission chief "deeply disturbed" by discovery of 13 bodies in eastern province, amid fresh diplomatic expulsions.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 09:06 GMT
Annan holds talks with Syrian president
UN-Arab special envoy meets Bashar al-Assad in Damascus amid international horror over the Houla massacre.
Last updated: 29 May 2012 10:53 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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