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THE INTERVIEW

Philippines: Has Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ gone too far?

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FOCUS

America's future strategy in Southeast Asia? Local US allies keen for answers

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THE OBSERVERS

Ukraine's illegal mafia-run amber mining; and the street art being destroyed by authorities in Brazil

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EYE ON AFRICA

Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South African capital

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IN THE PAPERS

White House silence over Kansas bar shooting angers India

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IN THE PAPERS

Oscars: Not so white anymore, but very political

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BUSINESS DAILY

Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

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MEDIAWATCH

Trump: ‘Fake news’ and unnamed sources

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Trump administration, Turkey crackdown, French presidential race (part 2)

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Latest update 20/11/2013

Syria: From Arab Spring to civil war

Peaceful protests in the spring of 2011 raised hopes of political change in Syria, but instead marked the start of a brutal civil war. Fighting between rebel factions and Bashar al-Assad’s regime has since claimed over 100,000 lives, sparked a refugee crisis, sowed divisions among Western powers and threatens to engulf the region.

SHOWS
  • DEBATE

    War in Syria: where do Kurds stand?

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  • DEBATE

    War in Syria: where do Kurds stand?

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  • DEBATE

    Syria's bloodiest day yet? (Part 2)

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Background
'Kerry more willing to push White House on Syria'

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Bilal Saab, Director of US-based Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis

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The challenge of dismantling Syria’s chemical weapons

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Conflict threatens Syria's archaeological heritage

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