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Geneva II: Watch out for back-channel talks
The real deal is being sealed behind the scenes at Geneva II.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 11:43 GMT
Geneva II: Friends like these
Mending regional fences and re-establishing cross border bridges of trust should become a priority for all key players.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2014 08:45 GMT
Geneva II: Great expectations?
First peace initiatives rarely produce agreements to end conflict and Syria is not likely to be an exception.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 08:31 GMT
Syria rivals exchange blame in Geneva talks
Talks aiming to end crisis, bring rival sides together, but divided opposition and unwavering regime mar prospects.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 18:43 GMT
Syria: Talking about peace talks
We look at the hurdles facing the warring parties ahead of the upcoming negotiations in Geneva.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 10:42 GMT
UN envoy says Iran could attend Syria talks
Lakhdar Brahimi says UN and US disagree on whether to invite Iran to planned Geneva conference.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2013 03:10 GMT
G20 leaders remain divided over Syria action
Vladimir Putin leads opposition to possible US unilateral strike, as US envoy accuses Russia of holding UN hostage.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 03:50 GMT
Syrian warplanes pound Qusayr
Battle for strategic border town enters third week, with Hezbollah and regime forces attacking besieged rebels.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 11:18 GMT
Syrian regime agrees to attend Geneva talks
Foreign minister says in Iraq that his country agrees "in principle" to attend US-Russia- backed conference.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 08:18 GMT
Syrian opposition seeks to pick PM-in-exile
Differences reported over choice of new executive's leader as Syrian minister rejects calls for Assad to step down.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 17:59 GMT
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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.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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