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War in Syria: The battle for Aleppo

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Hollande plays last cards before 2017 presidential race

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The stolen youth of refugee minors

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IN THE PAPERS

Where were the MPs for the vote?

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Italy's banks under pressure over bad debts

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THE DEBATE

Battle for Aleppo: A turning point in Syria's civil war? (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Battle for Aleppo: A turning point in Syria's civil war? (part 1)

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The Arab Spring's unfulfilled promises

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EYE ON AFRICA

Nkandla scandal: Top court still to rule on Zuma's home upgrade

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Vladimir Putin

The demonstrations were peaceful at first. Syrians of all ages took to the streets: they were met with stiff opposition from government forces. The crackdown outraged protesters, and from then on, the uprising turned violent. Take a look back at five years of uprising and devastating power struggle between the various factions and the government.

Who's who: Syria's opposition forces

The demonstrations were peaceful at first. Syrians of all ages took to the streets: they were met with stiff opposition from government forces. The crackdown…

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