Analysts say group claims to portray its own success as functioning 'Islamic State'
France's most-watched television network is among those banning names from its coverage
Authorities said there was no evidence the gunman was directed externally
Zafreen Khadam was found to be spreading terrorist propaganda using 15 social media accounts
Parents have reported their children being sent home with Western dolls and teddy bears to 'behead' as part of training
One attendee described the meeting between Mr Kerry and studio chiefs as a 'brainstorming session' where several issues were discussed, including how to counter the persuasive Isis message
Tens of thousands of people are believed to have fled government troops and Russian bomberdment
The balloons are intended to pop in mid-air, dropping propaganda leaflets and any other contents to the ground
From online videos with high production values to articles circulated around the internet – including the widely-read ‘Message to my sisters’ in their propaganda magazine Dabiq – this group has been savvy in its use of cyber propaganda
Pressing equipment and dozens of coins for the self-proclaimed 'caliphate' were seized
The singer's statement follows the Russian President's call for gay tourists visiting the country during Sochi 2014 to "leave the children in peace"
The Russian leader is at pains to reassure the West that gay athletes and visitors are welcome at the Sochi Winter Olympics. But Oliver Wright and Alec Luhne in Moscow say the message from the LGBT community is far different
Boitano now joins tennis ace and activist Billie Jean King and hockey play Caitlin Cahow to represent America during the Sochi Winter Games
Tennis great King will be joined by gay ice hockey player Caitlin Cahow
A Gawker essay has ignited a culture war on the value of niceness
Mr Putin criticised the West's more liberal attitudes toward gay rights and US attempts at intervention in Syria