Around a dozen men who accused British security forces of colluding in their transfer overseas are to get millions in compensation from the UK government. At least six of them alleged UK forces were complicit in their torture.Gerry Hadden reports.
International pressure on Israel to lift a military blockade of Gaza has intensified in the weeks since Israeli commandos stopped a flotilla carrying aid in international waters, killing nine activists. The BBC's Jon Donnison reports from Gaza City.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is making his highly anticipated appearance before a public inquiry in London today. BBC's Political correspondent Rob Watson joins us with the reaction to the former British prime minister's testimony.
John Chilcot has promised to produce a 'full and insightful' account. Evidence from senior government figures will start on Tuesday and politicians, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair will be expected to testify in due time. Laura Lynch reports.
Members of the European parliament have launched a campaign to stop Tony Blair from running for president of the European Union. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Washington Post reporter, Anne Applebaum.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will launch an inquiry into the Iraq War, which has been largely unpopular in the U.K. Joining The Takeaway is BBC Political Correspondent Nick Childs to talk about the inquiry.
The West Bank city of Jenin was once called the "cradle of suicide bombers,ï¿½ and Israel has barred its citizens from going there for the past six years, but last week, Israel relaxed the restrictions for Arab Israeli citizens
The World's Laura Lynch reports on President Obama's speech before members of the British Parliament in London. The President spoke about the enduring importance of the US-British alliance in shaping a peaceful and prosperous world.
Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.
In a closely-watched European court case, an EU human rights court said five terror suspects in the U.K. would not have their human rights violated if they were extradited to the United States. The case was viewed as a sort of referendum on the U.S. criminal justice system.
Syria's civil war seems likely to close its third year in 2014 — and aside from Syria agreeing to give up its chemical weapons, little has changes. Bodies are piling up, bombs are still falling and life for the average Syrians is increasingly difficult. None of that seems likely to change as 2013 becomes 2014.
New images and reports have surfaced of wholesale torture and starvation on the part of the Syrian regime, just as peace talks to end the war are set to start on Wednesday. On the US west coast, scientists dispel fears that Pacific Ocean fish are contaminated with Fukushima radiation. And side-by-side men's toilets at an Olympic venue have become a social media joke. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Ukraine's protesters suspend clashes to negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovich, while China's leadership scrambles to block the web and keep their secret offshore bank accounts from being revealed to Chinese citizens. Curling gets fancy at the Sochi Olympics and South Korea welcomes Canadian hockey players in its bid to qualify for the next Winter Olympics. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.