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Russian air woes as Transaero loses certificate Russia’s aviation woes continue with the announcement that Transaero’s air operating certificate was c(...)

US president Barack Obama pauses while delivering a statement on the situation in Iraq, prior to departing the White House South Lawn in Washington today. Photograph:  Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The US will not be sending more troops into combat in Iraq to deal with Islamic militants, but will explore “a range of other options”, Barack Obama h(...)

A mural of the  map of Crimea filled in with the Russian national colours on a street in Moscow in recent days.  Photograph: Artur Bainozarov/Reuters

Nato is to meet today to seek ways to further ease tensions with Russia over Ukraine a day after President Vladimir Putin began withdrawing for(...)

Sunni gunmen walk at a street in Fallujah city, westren Iraq, yesterday. Photograph:  EPA/Ahmed Jalil

A group of Sunni militants attending a suicide bombing training class at a camp north of Baghdad were killed yesterday when their commander unwittingl(...)