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Meet boy who survived IS execution

One sunny day, 17-year-old Khidir lay on the ground and pretended to be dead for what seemed like an eternity.

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‘Air strikes took out IS members’

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were killed as the United States widened its new war in the Middle East.

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Spain launches manhunt after knife attacks

Spanish police are searching for a man who stabbed five people in the space of 60 minutes.

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Enigma of an American jailed in N Korea
September 18 2014 at 15:15

Before his trip north, Matthew Miller spent months in South Korea pretending to be an Englishman named "Preston Somerset".

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UK Muslim leaders push for Henning’s release
September 18 2014 at 12:46

Muslim groups across Britain have called for the release of British hostage Alan Henning - a volunteer aid worker captured in Syria.

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Syrian baby deaths probe
September 18 2014 at 12:46

A medicine mix-up was the likely cause of 15 Syrian infant deaths during a measles vaccination campaign.

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Prisoners dig their way to freedom
September 18 2014 at 12:46

Several inmates at an overcrowded Brazilian prison have tunnelled to freedom.

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Quintuplets born to Pakistani couple
September 18 2014 at 12:06

Zahir Khan and his wife have been trying to start a family for 16 years.

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Los Cabos in survival mode after Odile
September 18 2014 at 11:19

Mexico’s Los Cabos resort region is reeling after Hurricane Odile - and people have started fighting over food and supplies.

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Nuclear deal elusive as Iran talks resume
September 18 2014 at 11:18

A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York.

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Thai beach murders: DNA clears suspect
September 18 2014 at 11:18

DNA from a Briton questioned over the murder of two compatriots in Thailand did not match evidence found on the female victim.

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New ISIS video threatens US
September 18 2014 at 10:54

Should the US be concerned about the propaganda ISIS is throwing out there?

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Voting under way in Scotland
September 18 2014 at 10:54

Scots are voting on whether they want independence from the UK.

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