Islamic State fighters encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region. Mana Rabiee reports.
Millions of people in Sierra Leone are preparing for a three-day nationwide lockdown, aimed at allowing health workers to spread information and calm fears about Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed more than 2000 people across west Africa. Rob Muir reports.
A grand adventure full of heart, memorable characters and signature Pixar humour, “Brave” uncovers a new tale in the mysterious Highlands of Scotland where the impetuous Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald) defies an age-old custom and inadvertently unleashes chaos, forcing her to discover the meaning of true bravery before it’s too late.
“Brave” takes aim in UK cinemas August 17, 2012.