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Latest update : 2012-06-08

Syrian clashes spill over into Lebanon

With deadly gun battles between the Sunni majority and Alawite factions breaking out frequently in recent weeks, northern Lebanon increasingly resembles parts of Syria. The clashes have heightened long-standing fears that Lebanon could be drawn into the Syrian crisis, as hostility between groups opposing the Syrian government and allies of Bashar al-Assad boils over.

By Lucy FIELDER , Selim EL MEDDEB

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2017-01-17 Asia-pacific

Inside China's answer to Silicon Valley

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2017-01-16 Europe

Security stepped up in Italy amid terror threat

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2017-01-13 Asia-pacific

Is India's digital revolution disconnected from reality?

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2017-01-12 Europe

In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn't mean...

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2017-01-11 Americas

'Made In America': US firms move jobs back home

It was one of President-elect Donald Trump's main campaign promises: to bring back manufacturing jobs that American firms have outsourced abroad. Yet several major US companies,...

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