Isis: John Kerry says Daesh has committed genocide

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday declared that violence by Islamic State (Isis) against religious minorities was genocide, saying the United States would do everything it could to hold the militant group accountable. Mar 17, 2016

Ted Cruz reaches out to Marco Rubio supporters as Republican race narrows

The Republican presidential race narrowed to three candidates: businessman Donald Trump, US Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich after Marco Rubio suspended his campaign on 15 March. Cruz, a conservative US senator from Texas, reached out to Rubios supporters during a rally in Houston. Cruz said Rubio ran a a strong, optimistic, positive campaign. Mar 16, 2016

Donald Trump says Iraq is ‘Harvard University for terrorists’

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump hunted for votes in three states on 14 March, ahead of a crucial round of nominating contests, and dismissed outbreaks of violence at his campaign events as a little disruption. The businessman also told supporters what he saw as the failures of the US-led coalition in Iraq and the fight against Islamic State (Isis). He said the country is in worse shape than before Saddam Hussein was overthrown. Mar 15, 2016