Barack Obama

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 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

Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft

Islamic State: RAF jets carry out first air strikes in Iraq

One-Minute Read
Wed 1 Oct, AT 10:20

Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages

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

Robert Fox

Risk of serious conflict in Ukraine as Russians urge Putin: 'Be bold!'

Wed 30 Jul, AT 10:45
Robert Fox

Sanctions that tip Russia into recession only pile the pressure on Putin to grab what he can in Ukraine

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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