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At the 'Human Library,' everyone is an open book

Iben -- a quiet 46-year-old sexual abuse victim with mental health issues who doesn't give out her last name -- is one of eight 'books' curious people can loan on this autumn day in Copenhagen.

Algeria closes airspace to all Moroccan planes

The move comes after Algeria broke off diplomatic ties with Morocco on August 24, accusing it of 'hostile actions' following months of heightened tensions between the two North African countries.

World powers agree at UN on inclusive Afghan government

China and Russia have described last month's Taliban victory as a defeat for the United States and moved to work with the insurgents, but no country has moved to recognize a government that includes international pariahs.

Denouncing Texas law, Uma Thurman reveals abortion as teen

The actress, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the 1994 film 'Pulp Fiction,' said the Texas abortion law, which went into force on 1 September, 'is a staging ground for a human rights crisis for American women'.