A group of young girls in Aleppo’s old city

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A group of young girls in Aleppo’s old city. It is feared the ongoing war is creating a ‘lost generation’ in Syria as millions of young people go without schooling in the conflict that has displaced millions of Syrians both within the country and into neighbouring nations.

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Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani

Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike

Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province.

A pro-Russian rebel walks in front of a factory destroyed in eastern Ukraine

A pro-Russian rebel walks in front of a factory destroyed during recent shelling, in the town of Nizhnaya Krinka

A pro-Russian rebel walks in front of a factory destroyed during recent shelling, in the town of Nizhnaya Krinka, eastern Ukraine.

Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr. shows images of airstrikes in Syria

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Joint Staff Director of Operations Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr. shows before and after images of airstrikes in Syria during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington.

A Kurdish woman runs away from a water cannon near the Syrian border

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A Kurdish woman runs away from a water cannon near the Syrian border after Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province.

International investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes

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A young Palestinian hurls rocks at Israeli security forces (unseen) during clashes following a protest in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near the northern city of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli Arab rights group, called for an international investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes during the latest Gaza conflict, a week after the army dismissed several cases.

The 13th anniversary of the 911 attacks – A woman grieves at her husband’s inscribed name

A woman grieves at the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances on the 13th anniversary of the 911 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center in New York

A woman grieves at her husband’s inscribed name at the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances on the 13th anniversary of the 911 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2014.
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