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Syrian general close to Assad defects
Manaf Tlas, a Republican Guard commander and friend of the president, has fled and is reportedly bound for Paris.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2012 15:42 GMT
How Nasser shaped the Arab Spring
Similar tactics of oppression have been used by the leadership of Egypt and Syria to weaken the will of their people.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 10:27 GMT
Breaking the silence over Hama atrocities
Witnesses of the bloody events in the Syrian city in 1982 speak as protests force open the veil of fear and secrecy.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 14:30 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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