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27 August 2014 Last updated at 07:25 ET

IS accused of Syria mass atrocitiesIslamic state supporters in Raqqa Syria 24 August 2014

The UN accuses IS militants of war crimes, and the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report.


A woman and her child return to their home in Gaza City's Shejaiya district (27 August 2014)Gazans return home as truce holds

Thousands of Palestinians begin to return to their homes as an open-ended ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza appears to hold.

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