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Syria coalition to work with US against Isis

A Western-backed coalition of Syria's opposition to President Bashar al-Assad says it is ready to work with the US to fight the Islamic State.

Outgunned rebels struggle on in Syria’s Aleppo

Outnumbered and outgunned, anti-regime guerrillas are fighting to stave off an onslaught by Bashar al-Assad's forces in Aleppo, Syria.

Syrian forces clash in key town

A fourth member of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's inner circle has died from a bomb attack this week as rebels converge on the capital.

Torture claims surface amid Syrian violence

As Damascus sees its heaviest fighting since Syria's conflict began, reports suggest Al-Assad's regime is not alone in committing human rights abuses.

Syrian ceasefire calls for UN observers

Efforts to build on a Syrian ceasefire are accelerating with plans to deploy UN observers being drawn up to keep up pressure on Bashar al-Assad.

Syria violence kills 18, say monitors

At least 18 people have been killed on Monday as Syrian forces pressed their crackdown on dissent, pounding rebel bastions in the restive north.

Syria caught up in a proxy war

To add to Syria's internal problems, it's embroiled in the west's fight with Iran.

Syrian troops take Damascus suburbs back from rebels

A day after the Arab League abandoned its peace mission in Syria, activists say troops have seized suburbs of Damascus from rebel hands.

Small-town force vs Syrian army

Just 30 kilometres from Damascus a village holds onto a fragile liberty, writes <b>Ian Black</b>.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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