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Officials killed in Syria's Idlib province
Two judicial officers killed by gunmen as Egypt recalls its ambassador and China says a peaceful solution is possible.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 05:48 GMT
Syrian activists call for 'Day of Defiance'
Egypt recalls Syrian ambassador as activists call for civil action after mass protests over reported killing of mourner.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 13:24 GMT
Is Syria's uprising being hijacked?
As the uprising in Syria escalates, we ask if there is a danger that the country will become a playground for al-Qaeda.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 07:50 GMT
Syrian troops 'open fire' on Damascus funeral
Activists say several people injured as thousands turn out for funeral of slain protesters in capital's Mazzeh area.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 04:06 GMT
UN condemns crackdown in Syria
General Assembly passes non-binding resolution calling for halt to violence, as military forces pound protest hubs.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 11:41 GMT
UN set for Syria vote amid crackdown
Opposition strongholds under attack as Russia continues to oppose any moves by Security Council to condemn Assad's rule.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 20:58 GMT
Syrian forces 'launch Deraa assault'
Southern city comes under attack as Homs and Hama endure ongoing bombardments, with UN assembly set to discuss violence.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 12:12 GMT
China's Hu begins Saudi visit
Chinese president begins week long trade and aid tour to Middle East and Africa.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2009 09:24 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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