War has been raging in Syria for nearly four years and much of the country is in ruins, yet Bashar al-Assad is still in power. And the view from the presidential palace is brightening.
The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, has won 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi’s elections.
The situation is murky, but it is certain that al-Shabab remains undefeated and is still a real threat, not just to Somalia, but to the region as a whole.
Following this month's failed backbench revolt against prime minister Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's position is stronger than ever.
When Morocco withdrew from hosting the African Cup of Nations, citing Ebola fears, Equatorial Guinea stepped in. But at what cost?
In my visual field alone there must have been 5,000 people suffering.
Much has changed since the protests of 2011. Now, last year's upstart party might just be in with a chance.
46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks has been arrested and charged.
The Anglosphere has its roots in the Commonwealth tradition. But today's global world has forged a powerful unofficial alliance.
The status of Burma’s Rohingya people has devolved to the point where even naming them has become controversial. We need to do more.
The Liberal Democrats and Greens both support the decriminalisation of prostitution - in the hope of making it "safe". But Germany legalised it in 2002 and it still isn't "a job like any other".
Detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account of the camp is heartbreaking. But it is crucial the truth is told.
Moazzam Begg was imprisoned as a terror suspect but never tried. Who is he? What does he want? And why are the security services so interested in him?
As the Spanish election approaches, a surge in support for the party has set the clock ticking.
The ubiquitous unit of global commerce has infiltrated every sphere of modern life – whether as a means of trafficking, a symbol of gentrification, or a part of political protest.
Eugene de Kock, the former commander of the apartheid government’s infamous Vlakplaas unit, has been granted parole after serving 20 years of his two life sentences.
We are horrified and disgusted by the reaction to the rape and death of Rehtaeh Parsons, but we aren’t surprised.
Opposing the logic of neoliberal economics does not mean the Greeks have become Marxists.
A religious revival is just one of the factors leaving Christians deserting the Middle East. Diversity must be upheld.
Broadchurch, Page 3, inequality, and the importance of journalistic independence.
Can new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, political economist and game theory academic, negotiate solutions to inequality?
In this article first published on 23 June 1945, the future Labour minister and New Statesman editor Richard Crossman recounts the experiences of “K”, a survivor of the Buchenwald concentration camp.
The controversial church has a firm hold on many of its members. But Nate Phelps, son of the church’s infamous patriarch, wanted out.
"Thank you Dr".
The party’s leader, and future prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has vowed to end Greece’s “five years of humiliation and pain”.
If the pollsters are right, Syriza could win by a large margin, ending four decades of two-party rule in Greece.
The thesis developed by Capital author Thomas Piketty is set to be vindicated, with the most prominent critiques of inequality now economic.
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, we must address France's long war with its Arabs. Andrew Hussey reports from Paris.
Arlene Harrison runs a tight ship managing Gramercy Park.
The school day often lasts nine hours – with breaks for eye massages to reduce eye strain and physical activity to keep concentration levels high.