Newly named Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke misses the cut after three bogeys on the back nine in the Joburg Open in South Africa. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

East Course, while Peter Lawrie and Gareth Maybin missed out. Overnight leader Nic Henning, who(...)

A journalist holds up a newspaper during a  report following  the unmasking of  Mohammed Emwazi as “Jihadi John”. Counter-terrorism officials are currently monitoring 3,000 extremists in the UK. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

(...) jihadism in the Middle East.The focus of counter-terrorism efforts in Europe until now has been on(...)

 Adil Charkaoui told a news conference in Montreal that anti-Muslim sentiment in Quebec is to blame for alienating Muslim students, not his classes, where he said only Arabic, the Koran and “basic notions” are taught. Photograph: Dario Ayala/Reuters

(...) headed to the Middle East hoping to fight with Islamic State.The teacher, Adil Charkaoui, told a news(...)


(...) western world or do we want to face to the east and Putin’s Russia?” Are those the only options? Must(...)

 A composite image showing two still frames from video released by the Islamic State (IS) showing an unidentified IS militant who was pictured threatening US freelance journalist Steven Sotloff and British journalist David Cawthorne Haines before they were killed at an unknown desert location. Media reports suggest the masked militant known as ‘Jihadi John’ may have been identified as  Mohammed Emwazi, born in Kuwait and who lived for much of his life in London. Photograph: EPA

The family of Steven Sotloff, a journalist murdered by the Islamic State group last year, said they want to see his killer “Jihadi John”, identified (...)

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe, left, who has taken an increasingly aggressive line against China. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters

Marine air base larger than New York’s Central Park that occupies the middle of busy Ginowan city. In(...)

 Yokohama Rubber CEO Mr Katsuragawa and Chairman Mr Nagumo with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Bruce Buck during the annoucement of Chelsea’s new shirt sponsorship deal at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Darren Walsh/PA

(...) sponsorship revenues had been driven by increased interest from overseas, particularly the Middle East and(...)

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu looks on as US president Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House  on March 3rd, 2014. The relationship between Israel and the US ‘has never been so terrible as it is today’, according to Giora Eiland, a former Israeli national security adviser. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

When US president Barack Obama’s national security adviser sat down with her Israeli counterpart at the White House last week, she upbraided him over (...)

Islamic State fighters destroy priceless antiquities 1:36

Islamic State posts video of its fighters destroying museum exhibits dating back thousands of years. Video: Reuters

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters walk next to their tank as they take control of the area on the outskirts of Mosul. Photograph: Ari Jalal/Reuters 1:36

The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artefacts in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, d(...)