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The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
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Anti-racism protesters converge on the "Free Speech" rally featuring right-wing speakers.
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The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
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The hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub, who police say may have driven the van that killed 13.
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Several carriages jumped the rails in Uttar Pradesh, leaving at least 23 dead and dozens injured.
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Germany accuses Turkey of intimidation after the detention of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli.
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The couple will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors to avoid political distraction, officials say.
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The Nigerian leader spent three months in the UK seeking treatment for an unspecified illness.
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A third of the north-eastern region of Ras Baalbek is recaptured in offensive launched on Saturday.
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Police cite a terrorist attack as an 18-year-old Moroccan is held over Friday's double killing.
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Police want to interview Mrs Mugabe about an alleged assault at a hotel in Johannesburg.
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Liu Xia, the widow of China's most prominent critic Liu Xiaobo, had not been seen since his funeral.
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Footage has emerged of the van attack on Las Ramblas which left 13 people dead.
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The BBC witnesses defiance and grief, but also anger and panic after a van attack killed 14 people.
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Two Nigerian men are paying their way in the city by volunteering to clean up the streets.

Features

Where does your water come from?

In end-2016, Macau’s total population was 644,900 and annual water consumption hit 86.70 million cubic meters. The number had been steadily rising. “Over the past decade, Macau’s population has increased by nearly 26 percent and water consumption has increased by 44 percent, with the [Taipa and Coloane] islands seeing the most significant growth in water consumption."

Red panda day out

Most Macau visitors know that in the heart of Coloane live two giant pandas and their offspring. But many are not aware that two red pandas have recently taken up residence alongside the bigger animals at the Seac Pai Van Park.

Two pieces of a great life

Couto is the founder of CC Atelier de Arquitectura, the largest private architecture firm in the city. Since its establishment in June 1989, it has designed many of Macao’s most famous structures, including the Macao Government Headquarters, The Landmark Macau, the new Court of First Instance building in Macao, Macau Fisherman’s Wharf leisure complex as well as seven stations of the new Macao Light Rapid Transit system in Taipa.