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This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Stik: the stories behind my street art - Telegraph

South Asia

The sense of crisis is rising rapidly in Turkey

The Istanbul governor's office said two members of a "terrorist group" armed with hand grenades and an automatic rifle were caught after attacking the Dolmabahce palace, popular with tourists and home to the prime minister's Istanbul offices.<p>There were no reports of casualties.<p>Militants from the …

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Turkey's Erdogan takes gamble with new elections

Two months on, the shrewd politician seems to be back in the saddle. The coalition-building he reportedly opposed has collapsed, and Turkey is now edging closer toward the repeat elections that he has been angling for.<p>Erdogan appears to be betting that a new ballot could revive the fortunes of the …

South Asia

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …


Pictures of the Week 8.13.15


Art series breaks LGBTQ stereotypes with striking illustrations

<b>Warning: the following illustrations contain partial nudity.</b><p>Despite the great strides the LGBT community has taken in 2015, there is still a long way …