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

David Cameron speaking about the killing of David Haines

World leaders meet after third Islamic State beheading video

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Sep, AT 09:37

MPs suggest that Cameron will put off any airstrike announcement until after Scottish referendum

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

President Barack Obama

Obama seeks $500m to train 'moderate' Syrian opposition

One-Minute Read Fri 27 Jun, AT 09:21

White House searches for effective alternatives to jihadist army active in Syria and Iraq

Mexico manager Miguel Herrera

Mexican coach becomes a hero, as Villa ends career in tears

Summary Tue 24 Jun, AT 12:09

World Cup whispers: crazy coaches, amorous armadillos and centre-Barack Obama

Hillary memoir extract fuels White House rumours

One-Minute Read Sat 7 Jun, AT 08:17

Hillary Clinton distances herself from Obama, saying she favoured intervention in Syria

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