Britain carries out first airstrikes on IS group targets in IraqBritish fighter jets on Tuesday bombed an artillery post and an armed truck used by the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq in the Royal Air Force's first strikes in the US-led a...
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...
Olympic legend Michael Phelps arrested on DUI chargeOlympic swimming great Michael Phelps was arrested on Tuesday and charged with driving under the influence in his home state of Maryland, the transport authority said.
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.