27 August 2014

After the Islamic State Deluge, Who Will Save Iraqis?

Following the horrific killing of the US photo-journalist James Foley, international anti-Islamic State rhetoric has gone up a notch. World leaders are all inveighing against the group. But in truth it's still not really clear what's being done to help the Yezidis, the Christians, the Shi'a Turkmen, the Shabaks, and indeed anyone in Iraq (including Sunni Muslims) threatened by the Islamic State and other armed jihadi groups.

SCOTLAND

'No' Campaign Advert Spectacularly Backfires

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ROTHERHAM

Police Commissioner's Resignation Looks Inevitable

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South Yorkshire PCC
UKIP

'I'll Quit If Ukip Fails To Win Any MPs'

Nigel Farage
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Incredible Pictures Capture Palestinians Celebrating 'Victory' In Gaza

Palestine
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SERIOUSLY?
Zara Forced To Pull 'Holocaust Design' Kid's Shirt

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NOTTING HILL
Girl Punched In Face After Telling Man Not To Grope Her

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CRIME
'Calling A Partner Fat Can Lead To Domestic Abuse'

Seema Malhotra
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GUNS
Girl, 9, Accidentally Kills Instructor While Firing An Uzi

Shooting
YouTube

IMF
Chief Lagarde Charged In Corruption Probe

Christine Lagarde
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OOH LA LA?
Meet France's Ridiculously Good Looking Economy Minister

Emmanuel Macron
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CRIME
Judge Blames Low Rape Conviction Rate On Drunk Females

Judge Mary Jane Mowat
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POLITICS
Boris Johnson Announces He Wants To Be MP For Uxbridge

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INNOVATION
Students Create Nail Varnish To Detect Date Rape Drugs

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EBOLA
British Patient Given Experimental Drug ZMapp

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GAZA
Why Are Palestinians Pouring Rubble On Their Heads?

Rubble Bucket Challenge

Kurd Deputy PM Gave Best Excuse Yet For Not Doing Ice Bucket Challenge

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Ice Bucket Challenge Sparks Animal Cruelty Investigation

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#ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE
Fatal Quarry Jump Linked To Viral Charity Stunt

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PA

You Probably Won't Be Able To Use E-Cigarettes Inside For Much Longer...

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SCOTLAND
 

Lingerie Tycoon Must Have Said Something Pretty Bad To Be Abused Like This..

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'Most Ambitious Piece Of Theatrical Pop Seen On A British Stage'

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Rex

There Are Some People Who Found The 'Doctor Who' 'Lizbian' Kiss Offensive. Yes, Really.

Doctor Who
BBC

BIEBER
'The Paparazzi Should Have Learned From Princess Di's Death'

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HURRAH!
Which 90s Hit Show Could Be Returning To TV?

Chris Evans
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London's Cyclists Are Hitting Guide Dogs At An Alarming Rate

Guide Dogs
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ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE
Homer Simpson Gets Involved

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Dad Captures His Daughter's Ridiculous Selfies In Back Of Car

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DRINKING
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TECH
You Need 'Hyperlapse' In Your Life

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iTUNES
This One Tip Will Get You 25 Per Cent Off iTunes

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CELEB BIG BROTHER

Why Has Lauren Been Told Off?

Lauren G
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FOTBALL

Could These Two About To Be Pulled Apart?

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FASHION
Model Photoshopped Skinnier 'Without Permission'

Photoshop
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DINING
These Are Officially The Best Restaurants In Britain

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HEALTHY EATING
Does Bread Make You Bloated And Other Questions Answered

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