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Islamic State: ‘US failure to look into Saudi role in 9/11 has helped Isis’

In an exclusive interview, the Senator who led inquiry into attack says Obama’s plan to confront Sunni jihadis repeats past mistakes

Ukraine crisis: Putin wants to bring back Soviet Union and take us over, says Prime Minister

Comment follows shortly after second Russian convoy illegally enters Ukraine

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Russia may close airspace in response to Western sanctions

He said Russia may decide to only allow the airlines of "friendly countries" allowed to fly in its airspace

While trees are still being felled in alarming numbers, the rate has slowed dramatically

Is this the end of the 'war on trees'? UN members pledge to restore woodland and safeguard rainforests

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Ukraine crisis: Nato shores up defences against a Putin steeped in 'Soviet nostalgia'

With Russia set to approve a military spend of £60bn by 2016, alliance reverses the trend of its own declining defence budgets
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President Obama visits Stonehenge on final day of Nato

The President shocked passersby at the Wiltshire monument

Islamic State: Britain joins coalition to 'destroy' Isis – but battle could take three years, warns Obama

Nato council of war pledges to act to destroy jihadist organisation

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Ukraine crisis: Nato agrees major troop deployment to guard against Russian aggression

Britain will contribute 1,000 soldiers and take the lead

High-flying civil servants who take time out to have a family will also receive extra support

Nato summit: David Cameron prepares ground for British air strikes against Isis

Whips seek backing from Tory MPs for imminent action as PM reveals Britain will supply lethal arms to Kurdish forces

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Nato summit 2014: What is the group and what does it do?

Leaders from the 28 countries which make up the group are meeting in Wales

Isis hostage threat: Which countries pay ransoms to release their citizens?

Prime Minister David Cameron has said he will try to persuade other G8 nations to stick to an agreement not to pay hostage ransoms

Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia failed to pay tens of millions of dollars due in local tax, a leaked audit report has suggested

Criminals and corrupt politicians steal $1trn a year from the world's poorest countries

Money stolen through shell companies and tax evasion

Russian wooden dolls depicting Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin displayed in Estonia. The US President is under pressure to take action against his Russian counterpart

Ukraine crisis: Europe looks to Obama as Baltic states demand West takes tougher action against Russia

The US President's muted response to the situation is drawing fierce criticism at home and abroad as he arrives in Estonia

Mentally ill Ketut, 33, being washed by his dad in his room in Indonesia, where he has been chained for eight years

Treating mental illness is a global task, say experts

Psychiatrists say changed priorities can reduce poverty, chronic disease and underachievement
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Former Vatican ambassador Jozef Wesolowski could face trial over alleged sex abuse after losing diplomatic immunity

The Vatican defrocked had already the former archbishop

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Expert calls for military mental health 'quality mark'
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Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman
Garden Bridge: St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters

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St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters
Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament: An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel

Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament

An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel
Joint Enterprise: The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice

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The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice
Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum: Objects of Desire

Freud and Eros

Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum
France's Front National and the fear of a ‘gay lobby’ around Marine Le Pen

Front National fear of ‘gay lobby’

Marine Le Pen appoints Sébastien Chenu as cultural adviser
'Enhanced interrogation techniques?' When language is distorted to hide state crimes

Robert Fisk on the CIA 'torture report'

Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing
Radio 1’s new chart host must placate the Swifties and Azaleans

Radio 1 to mediate between the Swifties and Azaleans

New chart host Clara Amfo must placate pop's fan armies
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'It's life, and not the Forces, that gets you'

Homeless Veterans appeal: 'It's life, and not the Forces, that gets you'

The head of Veterans Aid on how his charity is changing perceptions of ex-servicemen and women in need
Torture: It didn't work then, it doesn't work now

Torture: It didn't work then, it doesn't work now

Its use is always wrong and, despite CIA justifications post 9/11, the information obtained from it is invariably tainted, argues Patrick Cockburn
Rebranding Christmas: More public bodies are refusing to give the festival its name for fear of causing offence

Rebranding Christmas

More public bodies are refusing to give the festival its name for fear of causing offence. They are missing the point, and we all need to grow up
A Greek island - yours for the price of a London flat

A sun-kissed island - yours for the price of a London flat

Cash-strapped Greeks are selling off their slices of paradise
Pogues could enjoy fairytale Christmas No 1 thanks to digital streaming

Pogues could enjoy fairytale Christmas No 1 thanks to digital streaming

New system means that evergreen songs could top the festive charts
Prince of Wales: Gruff Rhys on his rock odyssey, and the trouble with independence

Prince of Wales: Gruff Rhys

He is a musician of wondrous oddity. He is on a perpetual quest to seek the lost tribes of the Welsh diaspora. Just don't ask Gruff Rhys if he's a national treasure...