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Syria rebels take control of strategic town
Rebels cut off government troops' supply route out of Aleppo, as President Assad warns US against military action.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 20:56 GMT
Syria's al Hiffa 'deserted' after clashes
UN observers greeted by "stench of dead bodies" as they enter former rebel stronghold now overrun by government troops
Last updated: 15 Jun 2012 06:36 GMT
Kidnapped Lebanese men 'safe and well'
Syrian Islamist "mediating" in crisis expects video of Shia pilgrims seized in Aleppo to be released soon.
Last updated: 24 May 2012 15:52 GMT
Morocco severs relations with Iran
Rabat accuses Iranian ambassador of seeking to spread Shia Islam in the Sunni kingdom.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2009 07:17 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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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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