Zhanna Nemtsova, the 30-year old daughter of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, is pointing the finger at the Russian government for the death of her father. But hopes that his killing may unite Russia's opposition seem faint.
The United States transferred the last American-run prison to Iraq in a significant move as the U.S. winds down its war there. Gabriel Gatehouse reports from Baghdad.
Election officials in Iraq have begun a partial recount of votes cast in last month's parliamentary election. The count, which is being conducted by hand, is expected to last several weeks and will further delay the formation of the government.
How much better is the security situation in Iraq now that American forces have moved out of the cities? The Takeaway talks to BBC Correspondent Gabriel Gatehouse, who has spent the last week with U.S. and Iraqi troops in the Iraqi city of Mosul.