The murders in Lebanon and Somalia show that wars we thought we could forget are still simmering awa
Tom Wall finds potential protesters already being harassed as police prepare for the G8 summit
Howard Dean, unlike Clinton and Kerry, doesn't wait for focus groups to tell him what to do - he jus
Iran - Should we fear Iran? Experience has taught its people that war is expensive in both human and
In a diaspora, there is no such thing as privacy. Everyone knows everyone else's business, whose fat
Iran - Iran is not some ill-sorted colonial confection like Iraq with 80 years on the clock. This pr
Iran - Frances Harrison, the BBC's new woman in Tehran, finds it a complicated city where eyeshadow
The most encouraging thing about the latest handshake between the leaders of Israel and Palestine is that it took place on the shores of the Red Sea and not on the White House lawn. There was not an American "mediator" in sight.
Iran - Washington is confused about Iran, with many analysts doubting military action is do-able. Th
Apartheid, not the ruling regime, brought race into South African cricket
If academia were truly free-thinking, it would accept that the possibility of innate differences bet
During the cold war, the developed nations lent willingly to Africa. No worries then about how corrupt dictators might misuse the money or line their own pockets: the US gave millions to the notorious Mobutu regime in Zaire.
Guantanamo was a legal black hole, says the director of public prosecutions, but he sticks up for Be
Don't believe it - "Britain to reject European constitution"
Australia, once the land of the "fair go", has collaborated with Guantanamo more closely than any other nation.
Stuart Dunn finds that, after 15 years of charging tuition fees, New Zealand faces a brain drain
Observations on Turkish Kurds
EU laws affect us all, but it's the corporate lobbyists who have the biggest influence on them. Thei
I feared that I had become a stooge. Embedded with the British forces, I came to Basra to report on
The task facing pro-Europeans is bleaker than at any other time in Tony Blair's two terms. So risky
Iraq elections - The principles of the Bush administration are elastic. The future of Iran and Iraq
Iraq elections - Tom Roberts, embedded with US troops for a month, finds their professionalism impre
Observations on a visitor from Romania
We may have forgotten colonialism but, as the newspapers show, Kenyans believe Britain is still tryi
As the government gently distances us from Washington, Jack Straw's low-key diplomacy in Iran has be