Mosul: Culture and concerts where IS once reigned
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Tahani, now 27, filled almost 500 pages with her experiences and those of her family and friends, as well as her hopes and dreams for the time when IS would be defeated.
"Just before our neighbourhood was liberated, IS began to harass peop...
Could this 10-year-old fix Pakistan's waste problem?
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Zymal Umer, 10, sighs as she takes in the view of a makeshift rubbish dump on the outskirts of her hometown Sargodha in Punjab, Pakistan. But could the girl dubbed the country's "youngest social entrepreneur" by many have a solution?
I met a homeless addict and recognised a childhood friend
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It was early October and Wanja Mwaura, 32, was on her way to the market in Lower Kabaete, not far from Nairobi, when she heard someone shout out her name.
She looked up and was surprised to see a tall man with bulging eyes, an emaciated fr...
The man keeping the world's lighthouses shining
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Shining a fresh light on the forgotten past of the Midlands-based Chance Brothers is Tim Nguyen, who has dedicated himself to restoring their work in 2,000 lighthouses across the globe.
The Australian's quest to restore their optics using ...
Australian accused of sending money to IS fighter
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The man, 43, was arrested at his Melbourne home on Tuesday after a 16-month investigation by counter-terrorism authorities.
There is no current threat to the public, authorities said.
Police allege the Australian national helped run a pr...