Reema Iqbal is talking to us from behind the plastic sheeting which marks the tented area which is now her home in Roj camp in northeast Syria.
Hundreds of civilians still living in Islamic State's final enclave have emerged and are being used as human shields - forcing US-backed troops to delay capturing the village.
India's prime minister has warned Pakistan of a "crushing response" to a suicide bombing that left at least 41 soldiers dead in Kashmir.
Donald Trump has signed legislation to avert another government shutdown after announcing a national emergency at the US-Mexico border in an attempt to get funding for his wall.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been questioned by the special counsel investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Tourists have been barred from Mount Everest's base camp in Tibet because of the amount of rubbish being dumped.
Spain will go the polls on 28 April after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap national election following defeat in a key budget vote.
UK-born rapper 21 Savage was held at a US detention centre so that the Trump administration could send a message on immigration, his lawyer has claimed.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will make a historic visit to Cuba next month as the UK government continues "frank and open" discussions about the country's human rights record.
The US and China are to hold further trade war peace talks in Washington next week after both sides hailed "progress".