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Pentagon: IS 'beyond anything we've seen'
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic" vision and that it must be defeated.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 04:33 GMT
Iraq army launches offensive in Tikrit
Government forces head for rebel-held city in biggest troop movement yet towards territory held by ISIL and allies.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 20:22 GMT
Armed US drones fly over Baghdad
Aircraft meant to protect US troops sent to Iraq to assess deteriorating situation.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 23:21 GMT
Iraq policies mired in contradictions
US, Iranian, and Iraqi officials have been woefully unclear and inconsistent regarding the crisis in Iraq.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 11:13 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
Is Bowe Bergdahl worth five Taliban prisoners?
Why critics are mistaken in attacking the Taliban prisoner exchange.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 14:21 GMT
Taliban release footage of Bergdahl handover
Video appears to show Taliban fighters clutching a white flag as they hand over captured soldier to US special forces.
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Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 03:30 GMT
Russian aircraft 'violated Ukraine airspace'
US defence department says Russian warplanes entered Ukraine's airspace on several occasions in the past 24 hours.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 02:21 GMT
North Korea threatens to strike South
Warning comes after South Koreans held rallies to denounce the North's human-rights record.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 03:16 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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The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
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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