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By NEIL MacFARQUHAR
Opponents of the Syrian government reached an agreement in Qatar to create an umbrella group that could pave the way for long-elusive international diplomatic recognition.
By LANDON THOMAS Jr.
The government is scrutinizing the finances of 15,000 Greeks to see if they have stashed money abroad - about $5 billion in all over the last three years - to avoid paying taxes.
By JOHN F. BURNS
The BBC is in a "ghastly mess" after its bungled coverage of a decades-old sexual abuse scandal and requires a fundamental shake-up, said the chairman of the BBC Trust.
By EDWARD WONG
A rising chorus of critics say the Communist Party's agenda is not visionary enough to handle China's looming crises and set the nation on the path to stability.
By IAN JOHNSON
China's government said Sunday it had privatized thousands of publishers, newspapers and cultural groups while promoting industries that can spread soft power abroad.
By KEITH BRADSHER
The chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission reaffirmed a greater emphasis on domestic consumption, even as China announced that its trade surplus soared in October.