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Arab mediators meet Assad over Syria unrest
Arab League delegation begins talks as government supporters rally and opposition activists report more deaths.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2011 20:54 GMT
'Seventeen dead' in latest Syrian violence
Activists say deaths include eight people in Homs, as tens of thousands rally in Aleppo in support of President Assad.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2011 19:51 GMT
Deaths reported in violence across Syria
Activists say civilians and soldiers killed, many of them in Homs province, a day after Arab League urges dialogue.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 04:38 GMT
Syrian forces 'kill six' in crackdown
Activists say many others wounded in fresh offensive amid reports of 'widespread defections' by Syrian forces.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2011 21:33 GMT
Syria forces surround town after 'defections'
Troops backed by tanks deployed around Rastan after "tens of soldiers" from the area reportedly defected.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2011 12:11 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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