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American 'fighter' dies in Syria battleImage from Twitter believed to be of Douglas McCain. 26 Aug 2014

An American man, believed to be fighting alongside militants in Syria, has been killed, the White House has confirmed.


Vladimir Putin (L) and Petro Poroshenko in Minsk (26 August 2014)Ukraine leader vows peace 'roadmap'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" to end fighting in the east will be drawn up, after talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

Child sitting on steps - anonymous '1,400 children abused' in English town

At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in the English town of Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report finds.

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