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No help for Afghan child labourers

Foreign leaders say the ultimate goal in Afghanistan is to improve the lives of ordinary people. For more than forty thousand children forced to survive by taking up work in Kabul, there’s little evidence of anything actually improving. Al Jazeera’s Hamish MacDonald has been meeting some of the children who sift through the capital’s rubbish for a living.

Damaged Gaza aid boat docks in southern Lebanon

A boat carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza has arrived in Lebanon after being turned back by the Israeli navy.

The Dignity set off from Cyprus on Monday carrying three tons of emergency and medical supplies.

Activists on board say it was rammed by an Israeli ship but the navy says it was an accident.

Mohammed Vall reports.