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Cutting to the chase


The group formerly known as Islamic State

Reality Check: major blow to I.S. at Mt Sinjar, terrorism and the family, Tusk talking tough on Russia, presidential election in Tunisia, the nature of compassion


"This is MASSIVE!"

USA and Cuba restore diplomatic relations, Tunisian revolution 4 years on, mass graves found in eastern Syria, Martin Habacher on the importance of personal assistants.



Pakistan's spiral of deadly violence

Reality Check: Peshawar school attack, Greece presidential election, Jeb Bush to run for president, crash of the rouble, Sony hackers' threat

Ein Blumenstrauß

EPA/Nikki Short

Feeling the bite of the lone wolf

Reality Check: Sydney attacker, Dresden PEGIDA marches, the end of the road for white rhinos, South Sudan, Carsi Ultras trial

EU Commission creates a bad atmosphere

Reality Check: Will a "day of silence" lead to new talks on Ukraine? Also: EU Commission scraps anti-pollution plans, SeaWorld C.E.O. resigns, Amnesty International letterwriting, talking books for Ghana.

Al-Baghdadi is the leader of the self proclaimed "Islamic State"


Bargaining with Baghdadi

Reality Check: Lebanon detains Islamic State leader's ex-wife and daughter, political activism in Azerbaijan, people smuggling - crime or mercy mission? Anti-Orban protests in Hungary, "Private Revolutions"

Pope's "ground breaking" speech in Turkey

Reality Check: Pope in Turkey, Maidan leader Yelyzaveta Schepetylnykova, Black Friday protests, Austria's jihadis, reporting on the Iran talks



Iran Nuclear Talks: part success, part failure

Reality Check: Iran Talks, Ferguson decision, Regin, Team Stronach, MEMO project


Life-changing law for "mixed status" families in US

US immigration impact, Norwegian fjord toxic waste threat, Mexico protests, Ukraine 1st anniversary, Doron Rabinovici

North Korea - so unpredictable, it's predictable

Reality Check: North Korea, protecting webcams, US immigration reforms, Austrian school reforms, beating HIV by 2030

Synagogue attack: a "spark" to reignite the violence?

Reality Check: Jerusalem synagogue attack, Russian attitude to sanctions, state of emergency in Missouri, Austria's asylum talks, "EU 30" climate targets

Junger Mann vor einem Lastwagen


Islamic State: "a bit rattled" by airstrikes

Reality Check: Islamic State video, bird 'flu outbreak, Romania's new president and his home town of Sibiu, Afghan-Pakistan relations.

Jerusalem: "very tense"

Reality Check: escalation in Israel, Myanmar's stalled reforms, German rail strike, France drones, Erdogan's palace

Ebola: "The healthcare system is breaking down"

Reality Check: Ebola legacy, falling oil prices, US mid-term results, Razan Ghazzawi

The 4 billion dollar yawn?

Reality Check: US mid-term elections, access to medicines week, Kiev reaction to eastern Ukraine, campaign to end statelessness, Syria's civil war.

"A vote held under the gun-barrels of militants"

Eastern Ukraine elections, cyber security, Virgin Galactic crash, UK and the EU.

Backdowns from Bukina Faso to Budapest

Burkina Faso, Ebola controversy, Temple Mount tensions, Hungary delays Internet tax, Russia's "nowhere men"

Yehuda Glick


The unholy row over the holiest site

Temple Mount/Haram el-Sharif, Egypt buffer zone, Tunisia elections, Islamgesetz, Stammtisch app



The key point of Kobane

Reality Check: Peshmerga prepare for Kobane, US-Israel relations, US mid-term elections, Cambodia's Phare circus, social acceleration.

40 percent is not enough, but it's a good start

Reality Check: EU climate agreement, Mexico governor resigns, Ukraine election preview, mercenaries and the military, managing space.

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