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China urges Syria government, rebels to start dialogue

China urges Syria government, rebels to start dialogue

China urged the Syrian government and rebels trying to oust President Bashar al-Assad to end all acts of violence, especially against civilians.

March 4, 2012 11:15
 
Bahrain opposition launch week-long rally for reform

Bahrain opposition launch week-long rally for reform

Bahraini opposition parties, launching a week-long 'sit-in' for political reforms at a mass rally, swore on Sunday to take their campaign to the centre of last year's democracy protest in the capital Manama.

February 5, 2012 1:19
 

Iran detains 1,000 after anti-govt protest

The Iranian government has detrained around 1,000 people in a bid to crackdown on opposition…

December 30, 2009 1:46
 
Sex Ed and the city

Sex Ed and the city

A book on sex education published recently by an Emirati woman has come under fire for tackling taboo subjects.

February 26, 2009 2:12