The peace talks are offering a way out of a vicious cycle, and it is one of the very few hopes for the vast majority of Syrians who reject extremism
When running a business, you learn that nothing matters more than setting the correct objectives and making sure you keep a very close eye on the balance sheet.
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It's a theory that hasn't been proposed by politicians yet
Australian police have shot dead two crocodiles after a 12-year-old boy's disappearance
For the first time in the Syrian civil war a ceasefire agreement in a Damascus district sees rebel fighters keep their weapons and control of their own neighbourhood in return for an end to the fighting. If repeated in other parts of Syria, such agreements have the potential to de-escalate violence that has left 130,000 Syrians dead.
Children born in one northern town can reportedly expect – on average – to live to 105
Group of friends were swimming at an isolated water hole in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park southeast of Darwin
Freedom Party event welcomed Marine le Pen and 'extremists'
Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
Studying the disease among dogs could allow experts to build a defence if human cancers became transmissible
Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
Gypsies and Irish Travellers are more likely to live in a house than a caravan, the first official data on the group shows.
Our weekly field diary gives you an insight into the day-to-day work of Space for Giants scouts, working in Laikipia, Kenya to save elephants.
6.3 million people are now in critical need of food
More than a quarter of young Brits still live with their parents as the economic downturn and rising house prices prevent them from moving out.