Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:06

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

No compensation for prisoners denied the vote, rules ECHR

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 13:53

But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful

People watch for the Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteors: what are they and where can I see them?

Briefing Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:54

The spectacular celestial light show will still be visible this week, despite the supermoon

Yazidi women take shelter at a school in the Kurdish city of Dohuk

Yazidis: who are they and why is the Islamic State pursuing them?

Briefing Fri 8 Aug, AT 14:47

One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide

Manchester United's 'Class of 92'

How Man United's Class of '92 are taking over the media

Briefing Fri 8 Aug, AT 13:46

They may now be retired but the famous Old Trafford graduates are not done with the game yet

Doctors look at films of breast cancer X-rays

Kadcyla: why breast cancer drug won't be on the NHS

Briefing Fri 8 Aug, AT 11:27

Another 'huge blow' to cancer patients, as campaigners call on drug companies to bring down costs

 Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's chief deputy, appears in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for crimes against humanity

Briefing Thu 7 Aug, AT 10:52

Pol Pot's henchmen found guilty in Cambodia, but call the allegations 'fairy tales'

President Obama and King Mswati III

Obama 'sides with dictators' at US-Africa summit

Briefing Wed 6 Aug, AT 15:44

Trade topped the agenda and human rights were off the table as Barack Obama met with presidents, kings and dictators

What is Bitcoin and why is George Osborne interested?

Briefing Wed 6 Aug, AT 14:00

Chancellor George Osborne wants the Treasury to study the benefits and threats of digital currencies

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