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Turkish solders at a check point in Diyarbakir, south-eastern Turkey. Photo: 26 July 2015 Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move

A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.

Business

Barclays bank

Barclays reports 25% rise in profits

Barclays bank reports a 25% rise in half-year profits to £3.14bn but has set aside another £850m for customer compensation - including further PPI claims.

Earth

They don't breed as fast as you think

The truth about rabbits

They don't breed as fast as you think

Capital

After her life nearly ended on a mountain, new perspective on work and life

Forget balance, it’s all life

After her life nearly ended on a mountain, new perspective on work and life

Autos

This motorised platform is one part mobility solution, one part circus prop

AirBoard: the $850 balancing act

This motorised platform is one part mobility solution, one part circus prop

Culture

Readers say which films should also be among the 100 greatest American films.

Your 10 great American films

Readers say which films should also be among the 100 greatest American films.

Future

Meet the team keeping astronauts happy - and tidy - in space

Inside Nasa’s secret control room

Meet the team keeping astronauts happy - and tidy - in space

Travel

The human-powered traveller who circumnavigated the globe

'I was willing to sell my soul'

The human-powered traveller who circumnavigated the globe

Witness

Warsaw uprising

'I don't know why I obeyed a suicidal order'

In August 1944, the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation of Poland began. Among the fighters were children, many of them Scouts. Andrei Slawinsky was one of them.

britain

Britain

Exploring Britain's forbidden fruit

Car factories in the UK may be producing vehicles at a breakneck pace, but these five brands are committed to creating works of automotive art with unparalleled luxury.

popular culture

Vampires

Where do vampires come from?

The Strain features an epidemic of the supernatural beings that have captivated audiences since Dracula. But vampires long predate Bram Stoker, writes Roger Luckhurst.

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