"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
As the battle raged between ISIL and Iraqi forces in Mosul, Iraq, a prosthetic facility endeavoured to help the hundreds of victims who have lost limbs in the…
Seven months into the campaign to recapture Iraq's second-largest city, government forces say it is now in its final phase after opening a new front in the northwest of the city last week.
The Iraqi army’s new push in the battle to recapture Mosul has been hailed as “the beginning of the end” for the extremist group there.
New front opens in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIL
An estimated 400,000 people are thought to be trapped in the area. UN camps are filling up with people fleeing the violence.
The so-called Islamic State group now only controls less than a fifth of the territory it held in Iraq in 2014, according to an Iraqi military spokesman.
Already scarred by the horrors of war and ISIL occupation, villagers returning home in Iraq are facing a fresh terror.
Amnesty International says US-led coalition against ISIL could be at fault for failing to limit civilian deaths in Mosul offensive.
The Iraqi military revises down the civilian death toll from an incident in west Mosul last week and denies it was caused by a coalition air strike.
Iraqi government forces have halted their push to recapture western Mosul after reports of mass civilian casualties.
Now into its sixth month, the US-backed offensive to oust the jihadists has slowed recently, as fighting enters the narrow alleys of the Old City.
Iraqi government forces are meeting fierce resistance from ISIL militants as they close in on western Mosul.
With nearly 400,000 displaced people from the battle of Mosul refugee camps are overwhelmed with the latest exodus from the east of the city.
Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).
The bustling street of the Al Naby Younis market in East Mosul proves that the residents who lived for three years under strict radical Islamic rule are now trying to return to some…
Troops on the ground are closing in on the strategic and symbolic target of the al-Nuri mosque.
The sight and sounds of combat were evident in western Mosul on Tuesday as heavy fighting resumed.
Already in control of eastern Mosul, Iraqi forces have now cut off road access to the west.
Thousands more people continue to flee fighting in Western Mosul to newly built UN camps on the outskirts of the city.
After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.