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US moves closer to banning landmines
US pledges to destroy stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines, except those used to defend South Korea.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 03:16 GMT
'Airstrikes' pound Syrian rebel strongholds
Activists reports deadly raids in Idlib and Aleppo provinces, despite ceasefire request by UN-Arab league envoy Brahimi.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2012 14:26 GMT
UN envoy to Syria urges temporary ceasefire
Shuttling between neighbours Iran and Iraq as Syria fighting rages on, Lakhdar Brahimi welcomes "ideas from all sides".
Last updated: 16 Oct 2012 01:04 GMT
Syrian rivals fight over strategic cities
Rebels push Syrian army out of Maarat Al Numan as intense battles over vital northern cities intensify.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 09:24 GMT
Rights group says Syria used cluster bombs
Human Rights Watch report finds government forces have dropped anti-personnel cluster munitions on civilian areas.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 00:36 GMT
Cluster bomb ban gaining ground
Newly released report finds that even though deaths caused by munitions high, states move swiftly to destory stockpiles.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 11:22 GMT
Cluster bomb ban comes into effect
Global treaty on cluster munitions enters into force, outlawing use of the deadly weapon.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2010 11:31 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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