She’s sort of the female Mark Corrigan of European politics. She’s ruled out legalising same-sex marriage in Germany. And yet I find everything about her joyous.
At 17 years old, Talha Asmal has become Britain’s youngest ever suicide bomber. Shock is understandable, but it is naive to dismiss his agency.
A new police force, rising prices and hope for the future on the streets of Ukraine’s capital.
British Muslims should be celebrated, not demonised due to the very few, like Talha Asmal, who go to join conflicts in the Middle East.
Addis Ababa is too important a place to sideline over a small matter like democracy.
There is no “money” in Auroville, yet the Indian boys at the café were soon bringing me patisserie for bribes. In the form of money.
Supporters of the EU sneer “Little Englander” at those with a different opinion, but most of the arguments against membership are left-leaning and liberal.
All too often, Afghans aren’t even consulted about plans for their own country.
That evil is banal has been observed. The route to it in the case of the Tsarnaevs was a meandering path to which hindsight can bring little meaningful insight.
In Britain, women’s options are constrained and conditional, but there are at least options. In Ireland, there are none.
The US director is continuing to expose the stories of Indonesia's past atrocities, and sees film as a conduit to subjects investigative journalism no longer has the resources to reach.
The freedom to think, discuss and disagree is being eroded in institutions around the world.
As the perception of a tacit complicity by the Muslim community in terrorist activity has gained traction, art has become a major outlet for protest and dissent.
Pseudo-radical academics do the same damage to the cause of the political left in Britain as the populist American right does to the Republican Party.
First Ministerial Funnies.
The Rosebud Sioux are drawing on their ancient and spiritual connections to the land to try and prevent the incursion by Big Oil.
Tourists, central to the livelihood of tribesmen in the Sinai desert, have stopped travelling to the area due to unrest and terror.
Is the Iraqi army irremediably useless? Will it cause the government in Baghdad to lose the war? It's not as bad as it seems.
Khaled Hosseini, the bestselling author of The Kite Runner, goes inside a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.
Five years after the earthquake that killed 300,000 people, new hope for the island nation.
We’re staring at our drunk uncle Sam. We have lost faith that he could ever break the habit. So we don’t even ask any more. We just try to get along, accepting “reality”.
How symbolism and happiness are captured in joint American-Cuban cultural endeavours.
High-profile brands backing Fifa will face a reputational nightmare if they simply choose talk over action.
NS guest editor Neil Gaiman writes the diary.
As we advance through the series, its cities and centuries sounding like some powerful exclamation, what is happening more subtly is a sense of the country cohering as a nation.
Sophie McBain reviews Jonathan Littell's Syrian Notebooks and Voices of the Arab Spring by Asaad al-Saleh.
Football's governing body has been thrown into chaos by two anti-corruption inquiries.
What with Russia’s homophobia and Britain’s EU tensions, it’s not really about the music anymore.
2014’s Operation Protective Edge was just the latest in a long list of operations used by the IDF to “cut the grass” in the region.
More than 62 per cent of people voted in favour of the change.