World view - Michela Wrong celebrates a new Kenya
By Michela Wrong - 02 August 13:00

The corruption, the poverty and the potholes in the roads are still there. Yet on my latest visit to

Arabian feast
By Anna Shepherd - 02 August 13:00

Film - For the first time, the National Film Theatre is devoting a season to contemporary Arab cine

America - Andrew Stephen hears of Cheney standing down
By Andrew Stephen - 02 August 13:00

Democrats despair of John Kerry's wooden performances, while Washington is rife with rumours that Di

Hot tip: learn the French for "thingumajig"
By Rosie Millard - 02 August 13:00

Alan Morris, who has lived in the Dordogne for 14 years and has counted the British escapees in, and out again, describes the idea of living abroad as a fool's paradise. "Most professional people last about two years," he says.

The decisive moment
By Tom Stoddart - 26 July 13:00

An open-air exhibition of photographs on London's South Bank is attracting more than 2,000 visitors

A new force in British politics
By Rob Blackhurst - 26 July 13:00

Most voters don't care about foreign policy. Muslims do, and the results could be dramatic

World view - Lindsey Hilsum on Rwanda and a nude calendar
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 July 13:00

Eighty per cent of the women and girls who survived the genocide in Rwanda were raped. At least half

Blair's survival baffles the soldiers
By Stephen Grey - 26 July 13:00

I watched a DVD of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 (a rather poor-quality pirate copy) in a tent in southern Iraq with the British army. It's all the rage among the troops. "You've got to come and see this," they said.

Marx loses his grip, 156 years on
By Charles Robertson - 26 July 13:00

Observations on taxes

Up your street
By Tom Armitage - 26 July 13:00

Observations on civic renewal

People who are just like us
By Brendan O'Neill - 26 July 13:00

Observations on terrorists. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

America - Andrew Stephen reveals why gay marriage is hot
By Andrew Stephen - 26 July 13:00

Bush and Cheney have hit on the issue they believe will save them in the 2 November election - same-

He got it wrong
By Staff blogger - 19 July 13:00

The decision to take his or her country to war is the gravest that a prime minister can make.

They all want the luck of the Irish
By Patrick West - 19 July 13:00

Does your mother come from Ireland? Patrick West's does and he's fed up with everyone claiming his h

Mark Thomas - buys himself a priesthood
By Mark Thomas - 19 July 13:00

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya and the United States: an axis of what? An axis, as it happens, of c

Gwyneth should try the pig fat
By Viv Groskop - 19 July 13:00

Observations on Russian remedies

The biggest con-trick
By Phillip Knightley - 19 July 13:00

The Butler report 3 - We've all been dazzled by the glamour of James Bond and other fictional heroes

The old charm still works
By John Kampfner - 19 July 13:00

Observations on Bill Clinton

No lies, but catastrophic misjudgements
By Nick Cohen - 19 July 13:00

The Butler report 2 - Those who think the Prime Minister deceived us in order to take us to war have

Miranda Sawyer - Reality bites
By Miranda Sawyer - 19 July 13:00

Film - A raw and intimate look at life in the dust of postwar Kabul. By Miranda Sawyer

Joy of M

Darcus Howe - hopes for no more Caribbean executions
By Darcus Howe - 19 July 13:00

The Caribbean people like hanging so much that they stone its opponents

Blair is weighed in the balance and found wanting
By John Kampfner - 19 July 13:00

Lord Butler, behind the soft language, has coruscating criticisms. If the PM gets away with it, it w

Michael Moore gives much more
By Gavin Smith - 19 July 13:00

Cinema - The American film critic Gavin Smith interviews the man who hopes to change the US with his

America - Andrew Stephen on the great intelligence failure
By Andrew Stephen - 19 July 13:00

The Bush-Cheney team's electoral strategy is to repeat the same lies over and over. Despite the damn

Palestine - The return to the kingdom of David
By Ilan Pappe - 12 July 13:00

History - As the old empires crumbled, the Jews aspired to take control of their historic homeland.

Politics - John Kampfner finds ministers with legal worries
By John Kampfner - 12 July 13:00

Ministers are worried about a court case that challenges the lawfulness of military action in Iraq.

Palestine - A divine mission, to bring forth the messianic era
By Dror Etkes - 12 July 13:00

The settlements - Early settlers in the occupied lands saw themselves as pioneer farmers. Most still

Palestine - Who are the Palestinians?
By Graham Usher - 12 July 13:00

They are a cause, a history, a nation and a land. Millions are in exile, millions more live under Is

Palestine - Back to ethnic cleansing?
By Barbara Smith - 12 July 13:00

The future - As attitudes harden, the region faces terrible possibilities, including population tran

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