"It is in the interests of the British royal navy not to show off the 'beauty' of its aircraft carrier on the high seas any closer than a few hundred miles"
Russian defence ministry
"I could hear my heart beating, my heavy breathing, and nothing else"
"People are laid-back, you can talk to anyone without any problem"
"Let me tell you peace is much better than war and Colombia will flourish after this peace deal like never before."
"The new generation are more sensitive with animals and in 15-20 years many things will be different"
Takis Dog Shelter
"I would like to lead the discussion more into a situation where it is a question of conscience rather than something I push through with a majority vote."
"There is going to be a major shift in consumers wanting to own their data"
Chief Strategy Officer at Storyful
"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
Iraqi government forces are keeping up the pressure on ISIL militants – pounding their positions in Falluja.
There has been no let-up in the Iraqi military offensive to drive ISIL out of Falluja.
At least 50,000 civilians are thought to be still inside the city, which is around 65 kilometres west of Baghdad.
Iraqi forces have begun shelling ISIL targets as the fight for Fallujah rages through a second day.
Iraqi forces have begun storming Fallujah, the first city to fall to ISIL, more than two years ago.
More Shiite militiamen arrived in Iraq’s Anbar province on Friday hoping to recapture the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah from the Islamic State
Fallujah – a city which was the scene of a bitter struggle between al-Qaeda backed militants and Iraqi forces – is now calm. Following a struggle
Aid agencies are concerned that the humanitarian situation in the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah is growing ever more desperate.
The battle against al Qaeda goes on in the Anbar province of Iraq. There were reports of heavy clashes on Sunday in Ramadi and Fallujah.
Fierce fighting continues to rage in two cities in Western Iraq as al Qaeda-inspired militants and government-backed militia battle it out for