The corruption, the poverty and the potholes in the roads are still there. Yet on my latest visit to
Film - For the first time, the National Film Theatre is devoting a season to contemporary Arab cine
Democrats despair of John Kerry's wooden performances, while Washington is rife with rumours that Di
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.
An open-air exhibition of photographs on London's South Bank is attracting more than 2,000 visitors
Most voters don't care about foreign policy. Muslims do, and the results could be dramatic
Eighty per cent of the women and girls who survived the genocide in Rwanda were raped. At least half
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.
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Free World: why a crisis of the west reveals the opportunity of our time
Timothy Garton Ash <em>Al
Bush and Cheney have hit on the issue they believe will save them in the 2 November election - same-
The decision to take his or her country to war is the gravest that a prime minister can make.
Does your mother come from Ireland? Patrick West's does and he's fed up with everyone claiming his h
Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya and the United States: an axis of what? An axis, as it happens, of c
Observations on Russian remedies
The Butler report 3 - We've all been dazzled by the glamour of James Bond and other fictional heroes
The Butler report 2 - Those who think the Prime Minister deceived us in order to take us to war have
Film - A raw and intimate look at life in the dust of postwar Kabul. By Miranda Sawyer
Joy of M
The Caribbean people like hanging so much that they stone its opponents
Lord Butler, behind the soft language, has coruscating criticisms. If the PM gets away with it, it w
Cinema - The American film critic Gavin Smith interviews the man who hopes to change the US with his
The Bush-Cheney team's electoral strategy is to repeat the same lies over and over. Despite the damn
History - As the old empires crumbled, the Jews aspired to take control of their historic homeland.
Ministers are worried about a court case that challenges the lawfulness of military action in Iraq.
The settlements - Early settlers in the occupied lands saw themselves as pioneer farmers. Most still
They are a cause, a history, a nation and a land. Millions are in exile, millions more live under Is