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Domestic Syria opposition rejects Assad offer
Tolerated opposition group says it has ruled out direct talks, day after president outlines peace plan.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 22:52 GMT
Syrian PM says Assad ready for peace talks
Wael al-Halaqi says government would respond to any initiative to solve crisis, amid reports of violence around capital.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 22:41 GMT
Renewed shelling reported near Syrian capital
Fighting intensifies in neighbourhoods of Damascus, Aleppo and Homs as new UN envoy says change is "unavoidable".
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 01:41 GMT
Iran urges non-aligned nations role in Syria
Supreme leader says emerging states have more right than West or UN to help end crisis, as NAM summit ends without deal.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2012 04:52 GMT
UN chief urges Syria to end violence
Ban Ki-moon tells Syrian PM at Non-Aligned summit in Iran that Damascus bears "primary responsibility" to end conflict.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 20:45 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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