Though they share a common enemy with the US in Isis, experts warn the groups are a Trojan horse for Iranian dominance.
US central command announces that militias have pulled back to allow Iraqi government forces to take lead.
Lufthansa CEO says Carsten Spohr confirms that Lubitz prevented pilot gaining re-entry into plane cockpit.
Co-pilot confirmed as Andreas Lubitz from Montbaur in Germany; prosecutors alleged he crashed the plane on purpose.
Chechnyan parliament pledges to support "resistance fighters" in states "annexed" following 19th century war with Mexico.
China's so-called 'moderately wealthy' predicted to hold a combined wealth of $53tn.
Politician also said 1200 people from 78 countries had been deported on route to IS-controlled territory.
Tank pictured in footage ahead of official unveiling at May 9 Victory Day parade.
Vandals smash pictures and leave messages denouncing Putin critic as 'traitor'.
Huskins was allegedly taken from her boyfriend's home in the early hours on 23 March.
In rare visit from foreign minister, Iraq's Ibrahim al-Jaafari declares relationship between countries "will continue to evolve."
The al-Qaeda backed group has exacted punishing defeats on Western-backed rebel groups in recent months.
Debris and bodies spread across crash site in French Alps say authorities.
Jake had been a prize to Isis who used him for their own cause, says father in interview
Tunisian prime minister's office announces sacking, after gunmen kill 23 in terror attack.
Jewish groups express concern that meeting was allowed to go ahead on 70th anniversary of Soviet triumph over Nazis.
Police removed 11 blades while searching home of man suspected of killing Food Network star.
Architect of the Iraq surge by US armed forces in 2006 warns that Shia militias risk driving Sunnis into arms of extremists.
Drawing a crowd of thousands, Francis urged residents of Naples' Scampia district not to lose hope.
Iranian president strikes a hopeful note at nuclear talks in Switzerland.