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Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams win in straight sets to ease to the quarter-finals of the US Open.