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Photo essay: China’s internet addicts

As growing numbers of young people spend more and more time online, parents in China have become worried that their children may be addicted to the internet. In our photo essay this week we look at the Qide Education Centre, a military-style boot cam...

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In 2009, while digging foundations for a sewage treatment plant in France, a workman struck a skull with the blade of his excavator. The remains of fifteen British soldiers from the First World War were unearthed over the nex...

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Afghanistan is the most heavily drone-bombed country in the world as more than 1000 strikes have hit the nation during the past 13 years. Yet there is no public record of when and where these strikes took place, or who they k...

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