"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
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.
Journalists covering the recapture of Raqqa from ISIL forces in Syria have been injured in a car bomb attack.
When all that's left is rubble: Iraqi families displaced by months of fighting between government forces and Islamic State group militants are returning to Mosul to find their homes destroyed.
Women can now be seen wearing bright clothes without face veils in post Islamic State Mosul since restrictions on them were lifted.
Four women including a 16-year old girl, captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul have been confirmed as German nationals
Residents return to West Mosul to find nothing
The tragedy of why the defeat of ISIL won’t bring peace to the Middle East