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Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces at  the frontline Syrian village of Baghouz. Photograph:  Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

Air strikes targeted Islamic State’s last pocket in eastern Syria late on Tuesday as US-backed fighters pressed for a victory that would bring the jih(...)

Lieut-Gen KJS Dhillon, India’s top military commander in Kashmir (centre), accused Pakistan’s main spy agency of “controlling” those behind last Thursday’s bombing. Photograph:   Farooq Khan/EPA

Prime minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan would retaliate if India attacked in response to last week’s bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, (...)

Brooklyn Beckham, Hana Cross, Cruz Beckham, Romeo Beckham, Harper Beckham, David Beckham and Dame Anna Wintour attend the Victoria Beckham show during London Fashion Week at Tate Britain. Photograph:  David M Benett/Getty Images

Victoria Beckham’s family turned out in force to support the designer at London Fashion Week where she put on an acclaimed show at Tate Britain art mu(...)

Heather Nauert was US state department spokeswoman when Trump chose her for the UN position after working as a host for the conservative-leaning Fox News Channel. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP

United States president Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for f(...)

A girl walks near her house destroyed in an air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Faj Attan village, Sana’a, Yemen in December. Photograph: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters

Starvation, disease and a lack of aid are killing 300 babies a day in warzones around the world, with the number of children caught up in conflicts ne(...)

Only a third of women view organisations as empathetic compared with 70 per cent of men. Photograph: iStock

Empathy has an evil twin. It’s called narcissism and there’s a lot of it about in the C-suite. The narcissist boss is a familiar phenomenon. He or she(...)

A street vendor is pictured next to a campaign poster of Atiku Abubakar, leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, February 12t. Photograph: Reuters/Luc Gnago

Muhammadu Buhari won the presidency in a historic election in Nigeria four years ago by promising to crush two scourges that had plagued the nation fo(...)

Workers erect a new road sign  at the Greece-Macedonia Bogorodica border crossing near Gevgelija on Wednesday. Photograph: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

North Macedonia has officially come into being, allowing Skopje to take a seat at Nato for the first time, as its historic deal with Greece to end a g(...)

Let’s face it, it’s not always going to work in a peaceful way, but if what you’re doing right now results in constant arguments, maybe you need to change tack.

“Why is this happening to me?” “Why is everything I say wrong?” “It’s so unfair.” “Nobody treats me nicely and they’re always just telling me what (...)

Tánaiste and  Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: held meetings in New York on Tuesday as Ireland continues its efforts to secure a seat on the United Nations Security Council. File Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has arrived in Washington for talks with senior administration officials and members of Congress, amid increasing concern among(...)

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