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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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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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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
Spain's rightward plunge
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula
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.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
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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