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Drone footage of Aleppo under siege

In one part of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly all families have left, the ones who remain face starvation. READ MORE

IS claims blasts that killed at least 17 in Baghdad

Suicide bombers kill at least 17 people and wound more than 50 in Shia areas of Iraq's capital Baghdad, in two attacks claimed by the so-called Islamic State. READ MORE

When Tom Hanks runs into your wedding photos

The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing. READ MORE

Elon Musk to outline Mars vision

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is about to outline his vision for getting humans to Mars and back. READ MORE

Eels swim through flooded Vietnam hospital

Heavy rain and flooding has left hospital staff chasing eels in the corridors of a hospital in Vietnam. READ MORE

Blast in Bronx 'drug lab' kills New York firefighter

An explosion at a drug lab inside a home in New York City kills at least one firefighter, authorities say. READ MORE

Sam Allardyce: Arsene Wenger says England boss needs chance to clear name

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says England boss Sam Allardyce needs to be allowed to defend himself, following allegations in a newspaper. READ MORE

First 'three person baby' born

First baby born using new "three person" fertility technique carried out by US scientists, New Scientist reveals. READ MORE

Presidential debate: Trump criticises moderator Lester Holt

Donald Trump says the moderator in the first US presidential debate, Lester Holt, was tougher on him than on his opponent Hillary Clinton. READ MORE

TB drug designed for children launched in Kenya

Kenya launches the world's first child-friendly drug, raising hopes for thousands affected by the world's deadliest infectious disease. READ MORE

Syria conflict: Aleppo evacuation corridors needed, WHO says

The World Health Organisation wants safe routes to be set up immediately to evacuate sick and wounded Syrians from besieged parts of Aleppo. READ MORE

Polluted air affects 92% of global population, says WHO

The World Health Organisation says 92% of the planet's population is breathing polluted air outdoors, contributing to three million deaths a year. READ MORE