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Islamic State has its heartland in Iraq and Syria, but recent reports suggest it is building a presence in Afghanistan and Pakistan. M Ilyas Khan asks how worried should people be.
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.