Charles Laurence

Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans

Thu 14 Aug, AT 09:41 Charles Laurence

As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas

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

Robert Fox

Iraq, Gaza, Ebola: perfect storm tests Obama and Cameron

Fri 8 Aug, AT 15:20 Robert Fox

As US bombers attack Islamic State fighters, the world looks as flammable today as it did in 1914

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

Militants brandish their weapons in Iraq

Islamic State 'beyond anything we've seen', says Chuck Hagel

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 08:48

Washington warns that the militants pose the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years

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

Shackles hang at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Barack Obama: 'We tortured some folks' after 9/11

First Reaction Mon 4 Aug, AT 12:54

White House said those responsible were 'real patriots', as human rights groups call for 'legal consequences'

The wreckage of a rocket lies on a street in Luhansk

Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in rocket fire strike on convoy

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Aug, AT 13:30

Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk

A Russian solider near a truck with missiles

Russia violated nuclear test ban treaty, says US

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Jul, AT 08:56

Obama accuses Russia of breaking Cold War test treaty with cruise missile launch

Mole

Is Ed Miliband's 'brush-by' with Obama just a waste of time?

Mon 21 Jul, AT 09:45 The Mole

Damian McBride stirs up trouble – while Tony Blair offers to help Ed at election. Thanks but no thanks

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