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    Afghans flee fighting as Taliban marches on Helmand province, US steps up airstrikes
    Afghans flee fighting as Taliban marches on Helmand province, US steps up airstrikes
    Thousands of civilians in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province have fled their homes in the past weeks as fierce fighting raged between Afghan forces...
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Donald Trump, the embattled Republican presidential nominee, has made a successful campaign out of incendiary rhetoric and defying political...
    Israel approves the jailing of suspected 'terrorists' from the age of 12
    Israel approves the jailing of suspected 'terrorists' from the age of 12
    Israeli lawmakers have approved jailing children as young as 12 convicted of “terrorist offences” following repeated attacks by young...
    Obama blasts Donald Trump as 'unfit to serve as president'
    Obama blasts Donald Trump as 'unfit to serve as president'
    In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump "unfit"...
    Pakistani blogging star’s murder spurs call for 'honour' killings law
    Pakistani blogging star’s murder spurs call for 'honour' killings law
    The mother of a Pakistani celebrity murdered in an “honour” killing said her son strangled his sister after being taunted by his friends over her...
    Melania at a loss for her own words at the Republican National Committee
    Melania at a loss for her own words at the Republican National Committee
    Melania Trump brings poise and glamour to billionaire husband Donald Trump’s run for the United States presidency, but the Slovenian-born former...
    A sad loss but Wales are still winners
    A sad loss but Wales are still winners
    As Gareth Bale and his Wales team-mates bade farewell to Euro 2016, a commonly expressed hope was that their achievements in France would represent a...
    Host of problems plague Rio's 'unbelievable party'
    Host of problems plague Rio's 'unbelievable party'
    Crime-plagued, cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro struck an optimistic note this week with 30 days to go before becoming South America’s first city to...
    Illegal fishing starves West African economies
    Illegal fishing starves West African economies
    Catastrophic levels of illegal fishing in West Africa are costing the region millions in lost revenue and hundreds of thousands of jobs, a...
    Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
    Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
    When allegations emerged that Facebook was skewing its trending news stories, many learned about it … on Facebook.
    Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
    Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
    German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt, that could change the future of health imaging – and clandestine...
    Bale the joker in the happy Wales 'holiday'
    Bale the joker in the happy Wales 'holiday'
    Wales manager Chris Coleman promised that his team were not coming to Euro 2016 “for a laugh”, but his players have been having the time of...