Louay Safi, spokesperson for the Syrian National Coalition, addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva today. Photograph: Reuters

Syria has added opposition delegates at peace talks in Geneva to a “terrorist list” and seized their assets, including the house of one of the(...)

An anti-government protester looks at riot police standing behind their shields at the site of clashes in Kiev today. Photograph: Reuters

Anti-government activists have seized Ukraine’s justice ministry building as protests against president Viktor Yanukovich continued to intensify acros(...)

Iraqi Sunni Muslims take part in an anti-government demonstration in Falluja, 50 km (31 miles) west of Baghdad, earlier this month. Photograph: Mohanned Faisal/Reuters

The United Nations on has called on Iraq to suspend use of the death penalty after authorities executed 21 people on the same day following th(...)

Iraqi policemen examine the remains of a car bomb in Baghdad's Sadr City today. Photograph: Qahtan al-Sudani/Reuters

Car bombs and a suicide blast hit Shia districts of Baghdad and south of Iraq's capital today, killing at least 50 people on the 10th anniversa(...)