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Heavy fighting continues as Afghan Taliban attempt to seize Sangin; Japan chooses new $1bn Olympic stadium for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; account of living under siege in Cizre, southern Turkey
Photo shows: Afghan National Army in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Photo credit: Reuters/Abdul Malik
Afghan Taliban makes significant inroads in Helmand and kills US soldiers near Bagram airbase; Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh says US military shared intelligence with Assad; Cleaning up Fifa
(Photo shows: Afghan security forces patrol Helmand province after days of heavy fighting against Taliban militants. Photo credit: EPA)
Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini are banned from football for eight years; Spain's winners and losers; Taliban gains.
Picture shows Sepp Blatter at a press conference in Zurich on 21st December reacting to news of the ban. (Credit: EPA/Patrick B. Kraemer)
Exit polls predict a win for the ruling centre-right Popular Party, without the seats necessary for a majority in parliament; Israeli widow remembers Hezbollah attack; How a long-running feud about gingerbread was recently laid to rest.
(Photo Credit: Getty)
New parties challenge the old in Spanish poll; The other Syrian jihadists; Making Saudis laugh
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German conductor Kurt Masur, who helped transform the New York Philharmonic, has died at the age of 88; An art installation on Syrian refugee camps; Is Yemen ceasefire holding?
(Picture: Kurt Masur conducting in 2002; credit AFP/Getty Images)