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A 'new poetry' emerges from Syria's civil war
More literal and visceral, Syrian poetry is being spread on social media and chanted in the streets.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 14:12 GMT
Gay blogger 'abducted' in Syrian capital
Relatives of Amina Arraf say her whereabouts are unknown after she was seized by "armed men".
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 06:29 GMT
Syria's teenaged prisoners of conscience
Tal al-Mallouhi was detained at the age of 17 in Syria for the crime of blogging, and is serving a five-year sentence.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2011 17:00 GMT
Tweeting the police state
Syrian cyber dissidents describe how they get around the regime's attempts to silence them.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 08:48 GMT
Arabs blogging in defiance
Online dissenters risk harsh jail terms in Middle East - the region ranked highest in blogger arrests.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 22 Mar 2011 14:17 GMT
Schoolgirl blogger jailed in Syria
Teenage blogger accused of spying for a foreign country sentenced to five years in jail after a closed-door hearing.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2011 03:04 GMT
Unblocking Syria's social media
Some wonder if Syria's decision to allow access to facebook and blog sites is just a new way to track activists.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2011 13:09 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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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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