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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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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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