Guide: Syria Crisis
A guide to the Syrian protests, which pose the greatest challenge to four decades of rule by the Assad family in SyriaRead more on the BBC News website
Profile: Bashar al-Assad
A profile of Syria President Bashar al-AssadRead more on the BBC News website
Do 55% of Syrians really want President Assad to stay?
An opinion poll was widely reported last month as evidence that 55% of Syrians think President Bashar al-Assad should not resign. But does the claim stand up to scrutiny?Read more on the BBC News website
Are Greeks the hardest workers in Europe?
The eurozone crisis has sown divisions in the European family, and Greece in particular has often been singled out for criticism. Has Greece been living beyond its means? Are Greeks lazy?Read more on the BBC News website
Exploring the causes and consequences of the biggest global economic slowdown for six decades including news on and analysis of the Eurozone crisisRead more on the BBC News website