While the UK still has a military recruitment age of 16, it’s hard to see how effective they can be in helping other countries relinquish the practice.
I grew up in a family of Soviet intelligentsia, but the relentless propaganda from Russia’s state-controlled media has convinced my father that I am not a patriot. I am a disappointment.
Friends have identified the Islamic State member, who has beheaded several hostages, as Kuwaiti-born Mohammed Emwazi from West London.
Jaipur, 1971 and London 2015: a queasy syzygy.
Comparable to Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” to Kafka’s “A Hunger Artist”, The Vegetarian ties social refusal to sexual protest.
This is no “conscious uncoupling” – the reason Britain’s voice isn't heard in Europe and beyond is, under Cameron, it has little to say. The challenge for Miliband is to show he can do better.
The Iraqi city of Mosul was taken over by Islamic State last summer – but now the government forces are pushing back.
The recent rise in global terrorism is alarming, but it also reaffirms the failure of our purely hard military approach to counter the phenomenon.
As the only refuge in Britain especially for Latin American women is under threat, it's time councils stopped treating women from ethnic minority backgrounds as a low priority.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: should the UK stay or should it go?
Under Irish broadcasting law, broadcasters cannot support marriage equality unopposed.
A refusal to acknowledge the democratic remit of the new, however irritating, Greek government could result in a contagion effect across the rest of the eurozone.
The former IMF chief's pimping trial sees abolitionist views well-represented in the courtroom, but will sex workers be ignored?
A long, porous border with Libya puts Egypt at risk. Now it is even harder for president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to provide the security his mandate depends on.
"Appreciation for Afghanistan’s cricketing achievements is perhaps the only thing that links the government with Taliban forces."
The homogonisisng impulse of McDonald's leads to epiphany.
A novel of the American Civil War that combines realism with the powerful folklore surrounding defiant women.
The Nordic moral.
In recent months, there has been a series of fatal attacks by Islamist militants on Jewish people and institutions, as well as innumerable other instances of violence.
In the first of a six-part series, Frances Robinson cuts through the election noise and tells you what you actually need to know about the bodies that make up the European Union.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt condemned the “cynical act of terror” against Denmark.
To paraphrase bell hooks: there is little point making women equal to men when not all men are equal.
War has been raging in Syria for nearly four years and much of the country is in ruins, yet Bashar al-Assad is still in power. And the view from the presidential palace is brightening.
The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, has won 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi’s elections.
The situation is murky, but it is certain that al-Shabab remains undefeated and is still a real threat, not just to Somalia, but to the region as a whole.
Following this month's failed backbench revolt against prime minister Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's position is stronger than ever.
When Morocco withdrew from hosting the African Cup of Nations, citing Ebola fears, Equatorial Guinea stepped in. But at what cost?
In my visual field alone there must have been 5,000 people suffering.
Much has changed since the protests of 2011. Now, last year's upstart party might just be in with a chance.
46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks has been arrested and charged.