Sarah Gafnea

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US-led task force launches 29 air strikes against Isis targets in 24-hour period

The US and its allies conducted 29 airstrikes on Islamic State (Isis) targets in Syria and Iraq in a 24-hour period, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday.<p>Sixteen strikes around seven Iraqi cities destroyed vehicles, buildings, equipment and fighting positions, as well as …

Middle East

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p><p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

Boko Haram

NYPD officers salute de Blasio at wake for Wenjian Liu but rift remains

Police officers on guard outside the wake for the fallen NYPD officer Wenjian Liu drew to attention and saluted New York mayor Bill de Blasio on Saturday, as he arrived for the open-coffin viewing before Sunday’s funeral.<p>But a week after many officers turned their backs on the mayor at the funeral …

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months