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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (R) and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov (L) ©Danial Okassov
Nazarbayev voiced Kazakhstan’s position on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan

President Nazarbayev has voiced Kazakhstan’s position on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan at CICA meeting in Astana.

Nazarbayev voiced Kazakhstan’s position on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan
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Liberated town turns to Islamic law until end of Syria chaos

Judge Mahmud Aqeed listens sympathetically to the woes of a tenant locked in a dispute with his landlord before turning to Islamic sharia law for a ruling in this liberated, rebel-held northern Syria town.

Liberated town turns to Islamic law until end of Syria chaos
UN and Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi. ©REUTERS/Ceerwan Aziz
Brahimi begins Syria mission with Egypt, League talks

UN and Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday begins his Syria mission by meeting League officials and senior Egyptian leaders before heading to Damascus on his first official trip to the region.

Brahimi begins Syria mission with Egypt, League talks
War of words on streets of Syria's Aleppo
War of words on streets of Syria's Aleppo

At Sayyed Ali Square in central Aleppo, rebels cry out "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) to which Syrian government troops respond "You will soon join him," before the shooting starts up again.

War of words on streets of Syria's Aleppo
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
EU ministers explore fresh help to Syria opposition

EU foreign ministers gather in Cyprus some 100 kilometres from the Syrian coast Friday to explore how to best assist its opposition while defusing a humanitarian crisis looming in Europe's backyard.

EU ministers explore fresh help to Syria opposition
Rebels seek unity as Syria troops batter Aleppo
Rebels seek unity as Syria troops batter Aleppo

Arab foreign ministers have denounced "crimes against humanity" in Syria, calling on the government to stop the violence immediately, as rebel fighters came under fire on multiple fronts.

Rebels seek unity as Syria troops batter Aleppo
New peace envoy says Syria death toll 'staggering'
New peace envoy says Syria death toll 'staggering'

New UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said the death toll in Syria is "staggering" and the destruction "catastrophic" and called for a united stance from the international community.

New peace envoy says Syria death toll 'staggering'
Gulf states criticise Syria as more than 100 killed
Gulf states criticise Syria as more than 100 killed

Arab Gulf monarchies lambasted Syria's regime for deploying heavy weapons against its civilians, as over 100 people were killed in raids, bombings and air strikes according to a watchdog toll count.

Gulf states criticise Syria as more than 100 killed
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. ©RIA Novosti
Russia says 'naive' to expect Assad to halt fire first

Russia said Saturday it would be "naive" for outside powers to expect Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to withdraw his troops first from major cities and then wait for the opposition to follow suit.

Russia says 'naive' to expect Assad to halt fire first
Turkey demands Syria safe havens as UN meets
Turkey demands Syria safe havens as UN meets

War-torn Syria's frustrated neighbor Turkey demanded on Thursday that world powers set up refugee camps within the country to stem the massive outflow of refugees fleeing the fighting.

Turkey demands Syria safe havens as UN meets
Deadly bombing hits loyalist funeral outside Damascus
Deadly bombing hits loyalist funeral outside Damascus

A car bomb rocked the funeral of two government loyalists in a Damascus suburb killing 27 people on Tuesday as the army kept up its bombardment of rebel strongholds in the east of the capital.

Deadly bombing hits loyalist funeral outside Damascus
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem. ©REUTERS/Amr Dalsh
Syria foreign minister accuses US of stoking violence

Syria's foreign minister accused the United States of being the "major player" encouraging anti-government rebels, but vowed the regime would not deploy chemical weapons in an interview published Tuesday.

Syria foreign minister accuses US of stoking violence
Assad slams anti-Syria 'conspiracy' after massacre claims
Assad slams anti-Syria 'conspiracy' after massacre claims

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday the foreign "conspiracy" against his country would be defeated, as his forces were accused of a bloody rampage in a town near Damascus that left hundreds dead.

Assad slams anti-Syria 'conspiracy' after massacre claims
New UN envoy 'scared' by Syria conflict task
New UN envoy 'scared' by Syria conflict task

New UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said Friday that he was "scared" at the size of the task of ending the Syria conflict.

New UN envoy 'scared' by Syria conflict task
France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. ©REUTERS/Tim Chong
France says air exclusion zone in Syria possible

France indicated Thursday that it would consider supporting a partial no-fly zone over Syria, turning the screws on President Bashar al-Assad's regime as fighting rages in Damascus and second city Aleppo.

France says air exclusion zone in Syria possible
Heritage catastrophe looms as war engulfs Old Aleppo
Heritage catastrophe looms as war engulfs Old Aleppo

As the battle for Aleppo closes in on the historical centre in northern Syria, heritage sites in one of the world's oldest cities are being damaged and experts fear the worst is yet to come.

Heritage catastrophe looms as war engulfs Old Aleppo
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama. ©REUTERS/Bob Strong
US, Britain warn Syria against chemical weapon threat

British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama warned they would be forced to consider a new course of action if Syria threatens to use chemical weapons on rebel fighters.

US, Britain warn Syria against chemical weapon threat
Aleppo commander's struggle for 'clean rebellion'
Aleppo commander's struggle for 'clean rebellion'

With the thud of heavy machine guns, the whipping sound of sniper rounds and the smell of cordite filling the midnight darkness, the rebels almost didn't notice her veiled figure turning the corner.

Aleppo commander's struggle for 'clean rebellion'
Bloody start to Eid in Syria: watchdog
Bloody start to Eid in Syria: watchdog

The Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday got off to a bloody start in Syria, with at least 84 people dying across the country, most of them soldiers, and Damascus rocked by clashes.

Bloody start to Eid in Syria: watchdog
Syria pounds rebel bastions as UN names new envoy
Syria pounds rebel bastions as UN names new envoy

Syrian forces launched new air strikes and shelled rebel strongholds in several key cities on Saturday, a watchdog said, after the UN named a new envoy to try to end the conflict.

Syria pounds rebel bastions as UN names new envoy