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UN humanitarian chief holds talks in Damascus
Valerie Amos begins talks on how to increase humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians trapped or displaced by fighting.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 21:48 GMT
Fresh clashes erupt in Damascus and Aleppo
Government forces pound rebel-held districts in northern city, as heavy shelling and fierce battles reported in capital.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 14:06 GMT
US and Turkey plan for 'worst Syria scenario'
Clinton says must prepare for potential use of chemical weapons, as fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 20:37 GMT
Syria rebels retreat under heavy Aleppo fire
Free Syria Army commander says rebels withdrew from Saleheddin district to prepare counter-attack against military.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 19:22 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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