US aims to train 5,000 fighters per year to act as on-the-ground partners in battle against Islamic State.
Critics say the new bill could stifle debate, often the best way to challenge extremist narrative.
"This is yet another blatant attempt [by the United States] to extend its jurisdiction to other states," Russian president claims in televised statement.
Doctors say Open Russia Foundation activist could have been poisoned.
Stolnik editor called into prosecutor's office to answer for front cover.
Isis behind increased terror risk in several western countries
Regimes criticised for poor humans rights records by State Department given green flag to buy caches of US-made weapons under Clinton.
Manuela Carmena could claim mayoralty of city held by conservative People's Party for 24 years.
NHS Ayrshire and Arran told the BBC it was investigating an incident 'where standard procedures were not followed'.
Both pro-Russian militias and government forces have tortured prisoners, claims report.
French police probe mysterious 2012 death after coroner hears traces of mysterious poison found in Perepilichny's system.
Lord Dannatt argues that sending 5,000 soldiers to Iraq essential for halting progress of Islamic State.
Russian president signs law banning organisations deemed a threat 'Russia's constitutional order, defensive capacity and security'.
Moscow institution hit with fine after showing "unsuitable content to minors with severe psychiatric disorders."
Michael C Ford allegedly used State Dept computers to hack accounts of women, then blackmail them.
General Jack Keane tells US Senate Armed Forces Committee war against IS is being lost.
Responding to calls to make their 'Yes' vote count, Irish return home from all corners of the globe.
Coroner Andrew Walker overrules suicide verdict by German authorities on UK student who died on motorway in 2003.
Iraqi Prime Minister compares battle against Islamic State to Soviet struggle with Nazi Germany in Moscow talks.
Rev Matthew Makela reportedly condemned homosexuality in social media postings.