CIA Torture Report released; says interrogation methods ineffective
Report heavily criticises the CIA, says they exaggerated effectiveness of enhanced interrogation. More in our special section on the report's key findings.
Stocks collapse ahead of December 17th vote
- Athens stock exchange closes down 12.78 per cent; biggest fall since 1987.
US Defence Secretary in Baghdad
- Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi urges Hagel to expand air strikes against ISIS; Hagel said current efforts were thwarting the militants activities.
French hostage released by militants in Mali after 3 years in captivity
Serge Lazarevic released by 'Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb'; President Hollande said Lazarevic was in good health.