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Is Boko Haram a pawn in the bigger political game?
Kremlin insiders predict more Western aid and possibly intervention for Nigeria as lessons from Iraq begin to sink in.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 08:34 GMT
Iraq: The women left behind
As men continue to join the fighting in Iraq, women are being pushed into desperate and dangerous situations.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:22 GMT
Iraq takes delivery of Russian fighter jets
Baghdad hopes batch of five second-hand planes will bolster efforts to retake large parts of the country lost to rebels.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 16:23 GMT
Iraqi military battles for control of Tikrit
Army helicopters land in rebel-held city as locals complain that government forces were firing indiscriminately.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 18:29 GMT
Baghdad fortified in response to ISIL threat
Baghdad citizens are worried about the sectarian tension as fighting gets closer.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 02:06 GMT
Artist captures the mood of the marginalised
Australian artist Abdul Abdullah's work riffs on themes like belonging, alienation and racism.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 13:48 GMT
Iraqi forces hold off rebels at oil refinery
Iraqi forces say they have control of the country's biggest oil refinery, but rebels still hold surrounding town.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2014 02:12 GMT
Battle rages for Iraq's largest oil refinery
Iraqi forces fight Sunni rebels for control of the Baiji oil refinery, as Baghdad waits on US response on air strikes.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 19:44 GMT
Iraq asks US for air strikes on ISIL rebels
Iraqi FM asks Obama administration to launch attacks as his country's armed forces struggle to stop fighters' advance.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 06:41 GMT
Iraq claims making gains against ISIL rebels
Iraqi PM announces counter-offensive as Sunni gunmen seize three villages and allegedly abduct foreign workers.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2014 14:44 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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