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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
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Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
Weekly roundup of #AJOpinion readers' comments
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens
As Global Water Week kicks off in Stockholm, world's second most populous city, New Delhi fights for water every day.
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