Britain carries out first airstrikes on IS group targets in IraqBritain's Royal Air Force has carried out its first airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.
French pharmacists strike over plans to liberalise marketIt was the turn of France’s pharmacists to go on strike on Tuesday, protesting in cities across the country at plans to deregulate their industry in a bid to stimulate economic gro...
On The Observers
On The Observers
Hong Kongers put the “civil” in civil disobedienceSince the weekend, tens of thousands of Hong Kongers have protested in the streets in a remarkably calm fashion. Despite being tear-gassed by the police, the vast majority of demon...
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stand firmTens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong’s streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades in defiance of a call by...
USA - AFGHANISTAN
US, Afghanistan sign long-delayed security agreementOfficials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, fill...
TURKEY - SYRIA
Video: Anger at Turkey-Syria border as IS group assaults KobaneIn a small corner of the major international fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, dramatic scenes have been unfolding on the Turkish side of the Turkey-Syria border.
The Iraqi TV show where victims confront terroristsIt’s 1am in Baghdad, a city under curfew, and the streets of Karrada, a central district in the Iraqi capital, are swarming with nervous security personnel.
Video: Iraq struggles to shelter refugees fleeing IS groupThe growing number of Iraqis fleeing the Islamic State extremist group has put a strain on the country’s northern Dohuk region, where refugee camps are already stretched thin by th...