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Mosul: Woman risks backlash to care for 'IS orphans'

It is nine months since Iraqi forces declared victory in the long and bloody battle to retake Mosul, its second largest city, from Islamic State fighters. Hundreds of thousands of people are still displaced. Almost every day the authorities find more children who have lost their parents, or been abandoned, …

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Syria: What is France's role?

Image copyright Reuters Emmanuel Macron says he and his allies will decide on a response to the presumed chemical weapon attack in Syria “at a time of our choosing”. With the French president now talking daily to his American counterpart, Donald Trump, what role is France likely to play in …

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Korean Air CEO's daughter sorry for meeting tantrum

Image copyright Chung Sung-Jun Image caption Cho Hyun-min is also the senior vice-president of her father’s (pictured) company The youngest daughter of the CEO of Korean Air has apologised after reports emerged of her losing her temper during a company meeting. Cho Hyun-min, 36, a senior vice-president at the airline, …

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Student suicide rates overtake non-students

Image copyright Getty Images The suicide rate among UK students is higher than among the general population of their age group, say researchers. A study from the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention says it means for the first time students have a higher suicide rate than non-students. The Hong …

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German aid worker kidnapped in Niger

Image copyright ACEI Cheung Image caption It has become increasingly unstable in the area near the border between Mali and Niger A German aid worker has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Niger. The man and his Nigerien colleagues were travelling near the border with Mali on Wednesday when armed …

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Belgrade's 'tiny head' Gagarin tribute is removed

Belgrade’s ‘tiny head’ Gagarin tribute is removed By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright B92 Image caption The man who fell to Earth: The Yuri Gagarin bust was removed from its plinth following complaints Belgrade’s tribute to the first man in space has been removed after …

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