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Syrian opposition meets to choose interim PM
Syrian National Coalition moves to create administration tasked with restoring public services in rebel-held areas.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 16:13 GMT
Syrian forces pound Damascus outskirts
Activist group says troops targeted rebel positions with artillery and air strikes in bid to secure the capital.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 21:27 GMT
Arab League seeks UN help for Syria mission
Ban Ki-moon says world body is considering Arab League plan for joint observer mission, as assault on Homs continues.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 10:27 GMT
'Besieged' Homs endures tank assault
Syrian activists report dozens more deaths and movement of tanks deeper into residential areas after days of shelling.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 21:18 GMT
UN chief urges Syria to end violent crackdown
Ban Ki-moon expresses "strong concern over mounting violence and death toll" in telephone conversation with president.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 08:57 GMT
Syrian opposition seeks 'peaceful transition'
Government critics meeting in Damascus call for democracy while government vows to invite "all factions" to a dialogue.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 05:55 GMT
Syrian opposition figures meet in Damascus
Gathering of nearly 200 critics of the Assad regime dismissed by some democracy activists as a "publicity stunt".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:57 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.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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