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Al-Qaida-linked militants' advance throws west's Syria plans into disarray
Growing success of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in northern province of Idlib raises fears that regime and allies will use move as pretext to wage military campaign

Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

04, Aug, 2017 @4:00 AM

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Keeping the faith: religious diversity in Australia – photo essay
For his project The Devoted, photographer Michael Wickham made portraits of religious leaders and spoke to them about their faith’s relevance in modern society

Michael Wickham

04, Aug, 2017 @3:42 AM

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Royal snub as prince of Denmark refuses to be buried with his queen
Prince Henrik, 83-year-old husband of Queen Margrethe, says he does not want grave beside hers as he is unhappy at never being made king

Staff and agencies in Copenhagen

03, Aug, 2017 @11:04 PM

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India, 70 years on from independence: a painful history but a bright future? | Letters
Letters: Nitin Mehta on a more optimistic view of the country today; Kartar Uppal on intercommunal brotherhood amid the pain of partition; Jane Ghosh on Bengal


03, Aug, 2017 @5:52 PM

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Millions of eggs removed from European shelves over toxicity fears
Recalls in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium and criminal inquiry launched as tests show high levels of insecticide fipronil

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

03, Aug, 2017 @4:47 PM

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Gun-toting president of Turkmenistan goes Commando in state TV footage
State media footage of Berdymukhamedov showing off gun and knife skills spliced with excerpts from Arnold Schwarzenegger film

Jon Henley

03, Aug, 2017 @4:29 PM

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Pilot and instructor in court in Portugal after deadly beach crash
Man in 50s and eight-year-old girl killed on São João beach when they were hit by plane carrying student and instructor from local flying school

Nadia Khomami and agencies

03, Aug, 2017 @4:01 PM

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Father of Afghan robotics team captain killed in Isis attack
Death toll from attack on Herat mosque climbs to at least 36, including father of 14-year-old Fatima Qaderyan

Sune Engel Rasmussen in Lahore

03, Aug, 2017 @3:25 PM

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China has 'all kinds of weapons' to take on Trump threats, says ex-trade adviser
As Trump reportedly plans to investigate alleged intellectual property and trade abuses, former adviser to Beijing warns of lawsuits and other retaliation

Tom Phillips in Beijing

03, Aug, 2017 @3:09 PM

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Amnesty condemns 'campaign of harassment' against Nicaragua canal critics
The interoceanic canal and its ‘murky legal framework’ was also criticized by Bianca Jagger, who called the canal ‘an insane project’

Nina Lakhani

03, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Moules frites with a difference: Belgium cooks up reefs scheme to save beaches
Mussels among materials tested in pilot project to see if small artificial reefs can protect beaches from North Sea storms

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

03, Aug, 2017 @2:43 PM

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'White queers are really good at erasing us': the lives of LGBTQ Somali-Americans
Minneapolis is known for its large Somali-American and LGBTQ communities. But for those who are part of both, a sense of belonging can be hard to find

Ryan Schuessler

03, Aug, 2017 @11:00 AM

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