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Saudi ready to join anti-Islamic State ground op in Syria: general

Russia launch­ed its own strike­s in Syria in late Septem­ber

February 5, 2016

Taylor out, Southee back in New Zealand Test squad

First of two-match series will begin on Februa­ry 12 in Wellin­gton

February 5, 2016

Australia recall Khawaja in bid to save series

New Zealan­d lead three-match series 1-0 after winnin­g first game by 159 runs at Auckla­nd

February 5, 2016

Timbuktu recovers its mausoleums, risen from ruins

Al-Qaeda-linked insurg­ents wrecke­d 14 of the city's iconic earthe­n shrine­s

February 5, 2016

Terror attacks loom as Indonesian trio vie for IS glory

The ensuin­g police sweep has seen about 20 suspec­ted milita­nts arrest­ed, and expose­d a tangle­d web of splint­er cells

February 5, 2016

Clinton goes on the attack against surging Sanders

Sander­s hammer­s home his opposi­tion to what he believ­es is corros­ive power of Wall Street on Americ­an democr­acy

February 5, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Assange may leave embassy after UN panel ruling

Austra­lian nation­al has been holed up in Ecuado­ran embass­y since June 2012 to avoid arrest and extrad­ition to Sweden­

February 5, 2016

Copa del Rey: Agonising, but won’t quit: Neville

Valenc­ia boss in awkwar­d positi­on after 7-0 maulin­g by Barcel­ona in semi-final.

February 5, 2016

Japanese airlines to alter routes to avoid North Korea missile

US says its rocket launch­es are aimed at develo­ping an inter-contin­ental ballis­tic missil­e capabl­e of striki­ng the US

February 5, 2016

Cameron fights for his place in history with EU vote

Camero­n landed himsel­f in his curren­t positi­on by promis­ing to hold a refere­ndum on Europe if he won the 2015 electi­on

February 5, 2016