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Fierce clashes are reported near the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, as thousands of refugees stream to the Turkish border.
A hungry sea lion pup is rescued after finding its way into a restaurant in the US city of San Diego.
How Natalia's confidence was rebuilt after an acid attack
Survivor thanks soldier who saved her from beach attack
Protesters in Haiti beat a man to death in a clash with former soldiers amid political uncertainty after an election is postponed.