"I believe that working for Donald Trump, especially closely, damages everybody."
Former director, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
""There was blood on the windows...her arms were actually out of the airplane and her head was out of the airplane""
Unnamed passenger on Flight 1380
NBC Nightly News
"European inaction on fundamental rights’ violations in Catalonia will ease the path for soft versions of authoritarianism to invade the whole European continent"
Aleix Sarri Camargo
Advisor to the European Parliament
"It’s very hard for me to watch how these countries choose these arbitrary red lines and decide to act on them."
Syrian civil society worker in Damascus
"Denuclearization means something very different to North Korea than it does to the United States."
Senior fellow in the International Security Program, New America
"The first electric bus our company presented in 2011. Those days our competitors were laughing about it. The next 3 up to 4 years we expect it to grow up to 30% of the total market."
Mobility Development Director, Solaris
"The tactic of fomenting conspiracy theories is now Russia’s key objective"
Marshall Scholar, expert on infectious disease, emerging techonlogies & biosecurity
"By preying on the alienated and vulnerable, both in person and online, terrorist groups can keep increasing their numbers"
Executive Director, Counter Extremism Project
President Erdogan of Turkey says the vote could lead to further instability in an already vulnerable region.
Diplomatic pressure and military threats - looming Iraqi Kurdish independence vote causes concerns in already unstable region
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi describes plans for a vote on independence as "playing with fire"
Parliament reconvened in Erbil, the seat of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.
Shi'ite pilgrims were targeted in a series of attacks in the south of the country
At least 50 people have been killed and 80 injured in three suicide attacks claimed by ISIL in southern Iraq
The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has taken responsibility for suicide attacks that killed at least 50 people and injured more than 80 in a southern Iraqi city
Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it "unconstitutional"
Hundreds of ISIL families detained in Iraq
Iraqi Kurds launch referendum campaign ahead of independence vote on September 25
Peshmerga troops round up fleeing ISIL fighters after Tal Afar but hundreds mount defence nearby
A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials said.
The Iraqi army enters the centre of Tal Afar, ISIL's last major urban centre in Iraq.
The quick collapse of Islamic State in Tal Afar confirms Iraqi military reports that the militants lack command and control structures in the areas west of Mosul
A month after liberating Mosul from Islamic State, Iraqi government forces have broken through the militant's lines inside Tal Afar reaching the old city centre and the neighbourhood around the Ottoman-era citadel,
Self-styled Islamic State is under attack on two fronts as the collapse of its so-called caliphate continues.
In Iraq security forces have begun an
Iraqi security forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants.
The town is the next big target for Iraqi forces after last month's recapture of Mosul
Hundreds of Iraqi's flee the city of Tal Afar over fears it will be the next battleground in the fight against so-called Islamic State
After nine months of continued conflict, work has begun to rebuild the Iraqi city of Mosul. Many of the residential districts have been heavily damaged, if not completely flattened.