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Uprising overshadows Syria polls
Syria holds local elections despite an opposition boycott and continuing violence between security forces and protesters.
Cameron to face MPs over EU veto
David Cameron will face MPs later to explain his decision to veto EU treaty changes - a decision his coalition partners say was bad for Britain.
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A BBC World Service survey covering 11,000 people in 23 countries found unemployment was the world's fastest-rising worry.
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