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[Slideshow]Syria: The carnage continues
[Slideshow]Syria: The carnage continues
The Syrian government is crushing rebel fighters and human rights organisations have evidence it is still using chemical weapons on its people.
Syrians go hungry as conflict soars
Syrians go hungry as conflict soars
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said nearly 2.5-million people – most of them internally displaced by the fighting – need...
Safety first for Syria's teachers and pupils
Safety first for Syria's teachers and pupils
The Ottoman-era palace now serving as their school in the rebel-held part of Aleppo's historic centre may have a gracious interior court and high...
Nobel laureate warns of 'somalisation' of Syria
Nobel laureate warns of 'somalisation' of Syria
The man who helped bring independence to East Timor saw a dangerous mix in Syria, saying the rebels lacked democratic credentials and President...
Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
Three people were killed by tank fire and snipers in Harasta, a town near Damascus, activists said.
Egypt's Morsi assumes major role in Middle East
Egypt's Morsi assumes major role in Middle East
In a wide-ranging address that touched on all major issues confronting the region, Morsi also decried Israeli settlement-building on territory...
Syria is a regional calamity, says Ban Ki-moon
Syria is a regional calamity, says Ban Ki-moon
Ki-moon has issued an unusually stern denouncement of security council inaction over Syria, which he called "a regional calamity with global...
Deep Read: The tortured children of Syria's war
Deep Read: The tortured children of Syria's war
Ohood was sitting at her school desk when bullets started flying, inches above her head. Hassan saw severed heads and limbs lying in pools of sticky...
Syria: Foreign fighters join the war against Assad
Syria: Foreign fighters join the war against Assad
"Soldiers! Soldiers!" The man hissed his warning as he hurried past, two bullets from a government sniper kicking up dust from the dirt...
Iran confirms military stationed in Syria
Iran confirms military stationed in Syria
It warned it would get involved militarily if its Arab ally came under attack.
Syrian town caught up in fierce power struggles
Syrian town caught up in fierce power struggles
"The bombardment of Bustan al-Basha has stopped but could start up again anytime," a resident said.
Red Cross chief meets Assad over Syrians' plight
Red Cross chief meets Assad over Syrians' plight
Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, during the 45-minute meeting urged respect for international humanitarian law and...

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