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25 CENTIMETERS A YEAR

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people but it is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 2050, say researchers. Is it too late?
HOSPITALS 'STRUGGLING TO COPE'

Landslides have killed at least 154 people in south-west Colombia and left many more injured, says President Juan Manuel Santos. Hours of heavy rains overnight caused rivers to burst their banks, flooding homes with mud in Putumayo province. An unknown number of people are missing.
ERASING INK

Tass Cambitzi has been tattooed 18 times, but is now undergoing painful laser removal. She has struggled to find value and self-worth all her life, but believes this will be easier without tattoos. “I want to start again,” she says. “I want nothingness.”
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