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A Spanish quest to hand down prehistoric secrets

It’s dark and surprisingly warm in a cave in western Spain that hides our most intimate connection to the prehistoric past — hand silhouettes painted tens of thousands of years ago.

Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message on Syrian Kurds

By launching air strikes against Syrian Kurdish fighters and threatening more action, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to send a tough message to Donald Trump in the hope of bringing about a major U-turn in US Syria policy.

Matteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chance

Matteo Renzi, the former Italian premier who regained control of his centre-left ruling party on Sunday, appears ready to live up to his reputation as an ambitious leader trying to revamp Italy’s gridlocked political system.