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      Fading ceasefire brings carnage to Aleppo

      Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria’s biggest city, destroyed a clinic on Friday morning, a day after an...

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      Aleppo action clarifies Russian ambitions in Syria

      With peace talks on Syria suspended in Geneva, the collapse of the two-month-old cessation of hostilities is all but...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      April 28, 2016

      Aleppo airstrike

      People inspect the damage at a site hit by airstrikes, in the rebel-held area of Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr, Syria on...

    2. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Qatar's biggest bank hit by cyber attack

      Qatar National Bank, the largest lender in the gas-rich Gulf state, has been rocked by a data leak that has exposed the...

    3. April 25, 2016

      US to send 250 more troops to Syria

      The US is to send an additional 250 troops to Syria, significantly expanding its military presence in the country in an...

    4. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Opening calm

      It is set to be a busy week, with Barack Obama still in Europe and monetary policy meetings at both the US Federal...

    5. April 22, 2016

      Syria protesters brave streets after five years of carnage

      After five years of war, the Syrian streets that were once filled with peaceful protesters demonstrating against...

    6. April 21, 2016

      Obama ‘concerned’ over Iraqi premier’s hold on power

      Barack Obama said on Thursday that he was “concerned” about whether Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi could hold on...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      April 21, 2016

      Syrian flag

      A bird flies near a torn Syrian national flag in the city of Qamishli, Syria ...

    8. April 20, 2016

      Turkish lira well-placed to extend gains

      If the US Federal Reserve maintains what the market perceives as its newfound dovish stance and the dollar subsequently...

    9. April 19, 2016

      Race for London: Extremism looms large in election

      Sadiq Khan visited Battersea this month, going door to door to canvass votes to be London’s next mayor. One of the...

    10. April 19, 2016

      Helmut Kohl snubs one-time protégée Angela Merkel

      At the age of 86, Helmut Kohl, Germany’s former chancellor, might be viewed as a somewhat marginal and ailing figure in...

    11. April 19, 2016

      Syrian peace talks close to collapse

      Syrian peace talks appear close to collapse in Geneva after the opposition declared a “pause” in its participation and...

    12. April 18, 2016

      Another World: Losing Our Children to Islamic State, National Theatre (Temporary), London — ‘Thoughtful, absorbing’

      It is the anguished question of a mother whose son left Europe to join Isis in Syria that sticks with you after this...

    13. April 17, 2016

      Israel will never give up Golan, says Netanyahu

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, said on Sunday the Golan Heights would “never” be returned to Syria, as he...

    14. April 17, 2016

      Palmyra is the site of war crimes as well as world heritage

      Minutes after news broke that the Unesco world heritage site of Palmyra had been liberated from the Islamic extremists...

    15. April 16, 2016

      Iran deploys army to bolster support for Syrian president

      Iran has deployed the regular army in its first overseas operation since the 1979 Revolution to bolster Syrian leader...

    16. April 15, 2016

      IMF agrees $2.8bn bailout for Tunisia

      The International Monetary Fund has successfully concluded negotiations for a $2.8bn bailout for Tunisia, the latest in...

    17. April 15, 2016

      Openings: A place to call Homs

      Why stay here? This is the question Syrians have asked themselves since the beginning of the war. While I have the...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      April 15, 2016

      Returning to Palmyra

      The Palmyra citadel is seen in the background as Syrian families load their belongings onto a bus in the town of...

    19. April 15, 2016

      French town wrestles with extremes of Syrian war

      The small town of Lunel in southern France has seen at least 20 of its youngsters go off to fight in the killing fields...

    20. April 14, 2016

      Richest states must lift migration aid, say IMF and World Bank

      The international migration crisis is a growing threat to the global economy and rich countries need to do more to help...

    21. April 12, 2016

      Russia runs up against Bashar al-Assad’s defences

      As yet another round of UN-hosted talks to find a path out of Syria’s civil war begins in Geneva this week, reignited...

    22. beyondbrics

      April 8, 2016

      We need more and better coordinated action to stem the roots of terror and forced migration

      From the horrifying scenes in Ivory Coast, Mali and Brussels to the tragic refugee crisis in Lebanon and on Europe’s...

    23. April 6, 2016

      A world order reshaped by Vladimir Putin’s ambition

      Moscow is out to change the world order, according to General Philip Breedlove, Nato’s military commander. The entire...

    24. April 4, 2016

      Saudi’s friendships show American influence waning

      After King Salman of Saudi Arabia came to the throne in 2015 and allowed his favourite son and deputy crown prince,...

    25. April 4, 2016

      Saudi Arabia acts to slow Iran’s oil exports

      Saudi Arabia has taken steps to slow Iran’s efforts at increasing oil exports, banning vessels that transport Iranian...

    26. April 3, 2016

      The self-induced twilight of the west

      It seemed exaggerated at the time. But when Europeans fretted that Barack Obama’s election would mean a waning US...

    27. April 3, 2016

      Syria ceasefire under threat as rebel groups claw back territory

      Syria’s shaky ceasefire looks under threat as rebels and al-Qaeda fighters launched an offensive against President...

    28. April 1, 2016

      EU refugee expulsion plan under fire from UN

      The EU’s plan to begin expelling thousands of refugees from Greece on Monday came under fire from the UN on Friday as...

    29. March 31, 2016

      Erdogan’s security guards clash with journalists

      Turkish security guards clashed with journalists outside a speech in Washington by the country’s president, damaging...

    30. March 31, 2016

      Turkey’s President Erdogan upsets allies with his power grab

      President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, in Washington for a nuclear security summit, will have no one-to-one meeting...

    31. March 30, 2016

      Berlin rebuffs Turkish protest over Erdogan satire

      Berlin has rebuffed Turkey’s protest about a satirical song targeting the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    32. March 29, 2016

      Germany fears influence of homegrown militants on Syrian migrants

      Naji has been coming to Al Nur mosque since he arrived in Germany. The faithful who gather there are “real Muslims”, he...

    33. March 27, 2016

      Syrian forces retake Palmyra from Isis

      Syria’s armed forces say they have driven Isis militants out of Palmyra, recapturing the city of Roman ruins as part of...

    34. March 25, 2016

      Brussels terror: An attack foretold

      Shortly after 2pm on March 15, a week before the bloodiest day in Belgium since the second world war, two armed police...

    35. March 25, 2016

      US says it has killed senior Isis ‘finance minister’

      The US military said on Friday it had killed a senior Isis leader who it described as the group’s “finance minister”...

    36. March 24, 2016

      Russia and US pledge renewed effort for Syria peace

      Russia and the US pledged on Thursday to push for a faster political resolution to the Syrian crisis and broaden their...

    37. March 24, 2016

      Iraqi forces launch campaign to retake Mosul

      Iraqi forces announced the start of their campaign to recapture the city of Mosul from Isis militants on Thursday. The...

    38. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Two Belgian ministers offer to resign but are refused

      Two Belgian government ministers responsible for security issues offered their resignation to Prime Minister Charles...

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