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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
    Lashkar Gah residents are fleeing their homes in fear of their city falling into the hands of the Taliban as Afghan forces fight a new elite unit
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Not one for political correctness, the Republican presidential nominee put his foot in it repeatedly.
    Israel approves the jailing of suspected 'terrorists' from the age of 12
    Israel approves the jailing of suspected 'terrorists' from the age of 12
    Military law, applied to Palestinian residents of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, already allows imprisonment of 12-year-olds.
    Obama blasts Donald Trump as 'unfit to serve as president'
    Obama blasts Donald Trump as 'unfit to serve as president'
    In a searing rebuke, US President called on Republican party leaders to disown Donald Trump.
    Pakistani blogging star’s murder spurs call for 'honour' killings law
    Pakistani blogging star’s murder spurs call for 'honour' killings law
    Brother's friends told him that her selfies and videos - which helped her support a dozen family members - were dishonouring him, so he strangled 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
    The wife of presidential candidate Donald Trump has little in common with fellow US immigrants.
    A sad loss but Wales are still winners
    A sad loss but Wales are still winners
    Massive pride for the first British side to reach a major tournament semifinal for 20 years.
    Host of problems plague Rio's 'unbelievable party'
    Host of problems plague Rio's 'unbelievable party'
    City seems unlikely target for terrorism and murder rates are down, but mugging stats are up, Zika is still around and there's hardly any money.
    Illegal fishing starves West African economies
    Illegal fishing starves West African economies
    Agreements between West African nations and the likes of Russia, and China mean that the scale of the region’s “missing fish” could be much larger.
    Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
    Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
    As newspapers’ financial woes deepen, most revenue from online news in the US is going to five big tech companies.
    Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
    Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
    Using 3D printing, researchers from the University of Stuttgart built a three-lens camera, and fitted it on to the end of an optical fibre.