'A year and a half has passed and the genocide against the Yazidis is continuous. We die every day because we see the world silent in the face of our plight'
Patrick Cockburn reports from Halabja
Locals described seeing clumps of hair, bones, money and keys in the mass grave
People chanted anti-government slogans on Sunday as they mourned for the victims
Protesters claimed police prevented ambulances taking the wounded to hospital in the wake of the bombing
At least 86 people were killed and more than 180 injured when explosions hit a peace rally
At least 86 people were killed in the suspected terror attack on Saturday morning
While the war with Isis rages just 25 miles away and the threat of kidnap is all too real, Iraq's gold medal-winning female cycling team continues to ride its own race. Cathy Otten hits the road with them
The coach journey from Diyarbakir to Erbil is an arduous one on the best of days. It takes around 12 hours to travel between the two Kurdish cities in Turkey and Iraq, with regular stops for tea and a lengthy wait on the border.
The conflict between Turkey's government and its Kurdish population will only get worse if no agreement is reached. A ceasefire might last this time
Suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside the police headquarters in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk today in the third such attack in the region in recent weeks.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the Turkish city of Diyarbakır today for the funerals of three female Kurdish activists shot dead in Paris last week.
Maliki's demands for handover of rival heighten fears of sectarian strife
Composer Akyol's family hails from Dersim, where Turks murdered Kurds in 1934.
One person has been killed and 47 others injured during overnight protests in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniyah, police and hospital officials said.
Ypres and Palestine, the Jewish Holocaust and Iraqi Kurdistan.