Kunduz Hospital: Two days before the second  attack, Russian aircraft bombed targets in Syria. The US claimed irresponsible targeting had resulted in civilians being killed.

Asked on Monday whether the US had decided to reject referral of the bombing of the hospital at Kunduz to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Stat(...)

The Al Qasr hotel after it was hit by rockets in Aden, Yemen. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Islamic State suicide bombers killed 22 people in attacks on Yemen’s government and its Gulf Arab coalition ally in the port city of Aden and on a Hou(...)

Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad: targeting of Syria shows Moscow gives priority to strengthening Damascus against near enemies rather than striking Islamic State. Photograph: Sana via Reuters

Russia’s deployment of war planes, missile systems, tanks, and armoured troop carriers has dramatically changed the shape of the conflict on the groun(...)

A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia’s Defence Ministry on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets and other rebel groups in Syria on Saturday, on a fourth day of air strikes by Moscow in support of president (...)

Uphill battle: the aftermath of air strikes in Kafr Nabel, a town in Idlib province. Photograph: Hadi al-Abdallah via AP

The timeline of Syria’s grinding civil war is dotted with illusory turning points. These were atrocities or grim milestones that the world assumed wou(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and French president Francois Hollande at the start of a summit on Ukraine in Paris on Friday. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/Pool.

The Russian defence ministry said on Friday that it had bombed seven targets in Syria in overnight air raids, including a command post and a traini(...)

 Sculptures in animal shapes adorn the deck of a barge, as part of an art installation entitled ‘Climate Noah’s Ark’ by artist Gad Weil, near the Eiffel Tower, in Paris5. The  installation draws attention to climate change ahead of the upcoming  climate summit  in Paris in December. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

Plans submitted by 140 nations to limit their greenhouse gases would go some way towards tackling climate change, but not enough to prevent the plane(...)

High hopes: millennials with an engineering degree may think they will be on a major project straight away. Photograph: Thinkstock

They are the last of the “millennials”, the generation born between the late 1970s and mid-1990s. They emerge from college with expectation, ho(...)

 Muslim pilgrims surround the Kaaba at the Masjid al-Haram Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Amel Pain/EPA

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has said that the 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who died in the hajj trage(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech during the third day of the Labour Party Autumn Conference  in Brighton, England. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Corbyn defiant on new Labour approach
  • UK
  • September 29, 2015, 21:07

Jeremy Corbyn, newly elected leader of the UK’s Labour Party, yesterday declared he was “unapologetic” about leading a leftward policy shift, but ins(...)