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UK raises terrorism threat level to 'severe'
Threat related to developments in Iraq and Syria and PM says he will table measures restricting travel to those places.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 22:03 GMT
Islamic State 'waterboarded' prisoners
Report says hostages held by Islamic State group were tortured with technique used by the CIA during interrogations.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 01:51 GMT
Mother pleads for life of IS group hostage
Shirley Sotloff asks leader to release son Steven, a US journalist held in Syria, a week after murder of James Foley.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 08:41 GMT
UN accuses Islamic State group of war crimes
New UN report says armed group has performed public executions and that Syria has used chlorine gas in combat.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 17:47 GMT
Islamic State strengthens control in Syria
The seizure of the Tabqa airbase highlights the Islamic State's consolidation of power in eastern Syria, analysts say.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 09:29 GMT
US man 'fighting for IS group' dies in Syria
Douglas McCain, a one-time aspiring rapper from California, reported killed in fighting against al-Nusra Front forces.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 08:47 GMT
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
The rise of the Islamic State group is probably the worst event in recent Muslim history since 9/11.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 12:53 GMT
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Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 11:22 GMT
Scots rally ahead of independence referendum
Most polls show a significant lead for those wishing to keep the 300-year-old union between Scotland and England.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 07:28 GMT
Kidnapped US journalist freed in Syria
Peter Theo Curtis is handed over to UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights nearly two years after he was abducted.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 05:09 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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