International News

In search of Obama's Iraq strategy

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 12:17
Does Obama have a long term strategy, asks Nick Childs

Radwanska beats Venus to clinch title

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 11:19
Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska wins her 14th career title at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, beating Venus Williams 6-4 6-2.

Samsung faces Asian mobile rivals

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:59
Xiaomi and Micromax outsell global giant Samsung

VIDEO: At the 'final front line' in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:31
US forces carry out strikes around the Kurdish controlled city of Irbil, where thousands of Christians have taken refuge.

'Lucky escape' after tree hits taxi

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:51
Two people have a lucky escape after strong winds bring down trees in East Yorkshire hitting roofs and a taxi.

Broad may wear mask in Oval Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:24
England's Stuart Broad may wear a protective mask to play in the final Test against India after suffering a broken nose.

Widnes Vikings 6-28 Castleford Tigers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:13
Castleford Tigers outplay Widnes Vikings in the Challenge Cup semis to reach Wembley for the first time in 22 years.

VIDEO: Polls close in Turkey election

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:06
Voting ends in Turkey first direct presidential election, as Mark Lowen reports.

UK to 'step up' aid drops to Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:33
The UK is to "step up" aid supplies and send more "humanitarian advisers" to parts of Iraq under threat from Islamist militants, Downing Street says.

Ukraine pounds rebels in Donetsk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:13
Ukraine's military pounds the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk city, amid reports that a humanitarian mission could be allowed in.

Iraq 'needs unity' in militant fight

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:02
Iraq needs a "broad unity government" if it is to halt the advance of Islamist militants, warns the French foreign minister, who is in Baghdad.

VIDEO: 'Disaster of amazing proportions'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:59
Thousands of members of the Yazidi religious minority are trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq after fleeing from Islamist militants. The Telegraph's Jonathan Krohn is on the mountain.

VIDEO: Ramsey scores to double Arsenal lead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:57
Aaron Ramsey doubles Arsenal's lead against Manchester City in the Community Shield, making it 2-0 before half-time.

Legia Warsaw request Celtic meeting

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:56
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.

Survivors in Iranian plane crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:50
A plane has crashed near Iran's capital, Tehran, killing most of the 48 people on board, though others survived, state media reports.

France bombs Islamists in north Mali

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:27
French special forces bomb positions held by Islamist militants in northern Mali, as part of its efforts to combat al-Qaeda in the region.

Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:20
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.

UK plane drops first aid in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:17
A British military aircraft makes the first drop of UK humanitarian aid in northern Iraq, to help people who have fled from Islamist militants.

Minor trouble at republican march

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:15
There is minor trouble at a loyalist protest against a republican anti-internment rally in Belfast, that saw a major security operation mounted.

Tributes paid to film producer Golan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:10
Action stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris pay tribute to the Israeli producer Menahem Golan following his death at the age of 85.

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