In a complicated fight in a densely populated city such as Mosul, civilians will die. But under international humanitarian law, belligerents must do all they can to protect them.
When planning, it often seems one person gets their way. But there is an alternative.
For all of its limitations and the uncertainty that still abounds, the deal could come to be seen as a historic leap towards stability in Iran.
An accord has been reached with Iran and the P6.
In his first interview since resigning, Greece's former Finance Minister says the Eurogroup is “completely and utterly” controlled by Germany, Greece was “set up” and last week’s referendum was wasted.
The full transcript of the former Greek Finance Minister's first interview since resigning.
Has a recent Supreme Court ruling made it harder to defend people on death row?
In a curious way, the memory of the war has continued to shape German behaviour through this crisis just as much as it has the Greek.
After 16 hours of negotiations, a deal has been reached between Greece and its creditors.
Abjectly losing the negotiations in Brussels, and being kicked out of the Eurozone, might just be the best outcome that Syriza can hope for, says Michael Chessum in Athens.
The "extracurriculur" activities of terrorist groups can reveal how extremists think and behave.
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