Four high-profile UK citizens fighting or recruiting for Islamic State (IS) will be subject to UN sanctions, at the UK's request.

Amid the alarming number of those tempted to travel to fight in Syria and Iraq, the UK's government took the drastic step of asking for some of its nationals to face UN travel bans and asset freezes. The request was approved on Monday night by the UN before an anti-IS debate on Tuesday at the UN General Assembly in New York, which will be attended by the British Pr...

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