This dehumanisation isn’t exclusive to the Daily Mail. Our prime minister believes he can publicly describe some of the most vulnerable of human beings as dirty, buzzing locusts, too.
“Suburban!” I expostulated. “That thing’s big enough to contain an entire suburb!”
European integration was designed to contain Berlin’s power – instead, it has increased it.
Trying to explain the French mindset to the Anglo-Saxon world is a literary subgenre.
The Pacific war did not end neatly in 1945.
Will poking around in the embers of Irish history rekindle old flames?
Greece is caught in a vicious debt cycle that leads to a perpetual need for stimulus.
Taking stock of Syriza’s capitulation.
A year after the Girl Summit's commitments were made to end female genital mutilation, it is time to assess the progress against the practice in Britain and globally.
The people of Greece are not being asked to swallow many bitter pills in exchange for a realistic plan of economic revival: they are asked to suffer so that others in the European Union can go on dreaming their dream undisturbed.
It has been hard, over the years, to explain to western readers and viewers the deep contradictions of Iran.
When I talked to Iranian policymakers last year, they told me US hegemony in the Middle East and global affairs is giving way to a multipolar order - and with it come new enemies.
Last winter, two bodies in identical wetsuits were found in Norway and the Netherlands. Police in three countries failed to identify them - and then the trail led to Calais.
For all of its limitations and the uncertainty that still abounds, the deal could come to be seen as a historic leap towards stability in Iran.
In his first interview since resigning, Greece's former Finance Minister says the Eurogroup is “completely and utterly” controlled by Germany, Greece was “set up” and last week’s referendum was wasted.
The full transcript of the former Greek Finance Minister's first interview since resigning.
Has a recent Supreme Court ruling made it harder to defend people on death row?
In a curious way, the memory of the war has continued to shape German behaviour through this crisis just as much as it has the Greek.
The "extracurriculur" activities of terrorist groups can reveal how extremists think and behave.
Syriza could yet keep Greece in the eurozone. Our contributor, the Athenian schoolteacher Evel Economakis, bet a souvlaki on it.
While all eyes are on the eurozone, larger troubles are brewing.
One in two people in India defecate in the open, but the solution isn’t as simple as just building more toilets. Now Bollywood is making a satirical comedy that hopes to change minds about sanitation.
The strange thing has been how few Greeks, whether politicians, business people, journalists or whoever, took the idea that their country might leave the euro seriously.
The growing feud between the two nations is traumatising: nearly everyone in Russia has relatives in Ukraine.
The critical thing for eurozoners to understand is that the United Kingdom is an exceptional power, not prepared to sacrifice its sovereignty.
Millions of pounds have been poured into counter-extremism initiatives over the past decade. But this has failed to provide the response to 7/7 that the UK wanted.
“Sometimes we can hide some boxes of tomatoes or potatoes and get them in,” one vegetable-seller-turned-food smuggler in Aden told me. “But trucks of food?"
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest – and symptomatic of our whole political process.
American dairy farming is in trouble, and the women who are crowned Dairy Princess for their states are doing their best to save it.
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