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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

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Twitter boss 'not satisfied' with growth

Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey says he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.

Earth

The apes hunted far too many red colobus

Chimps nearly wiped out monkeys

The apes hunted far too many red colobus

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

A Filipino game becomes an internet sensation

An extreme sport fuelled by bamboo

A Filipino game becomes an internet sensation

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.

Technology of business

Driverless Audi

What's putting the brakes on driverless cars?

Autonomous vehicles promise to reduce road accidents, pollution and stress. What's holding them back from hitting the streets?

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