By Mark Olden - 14 May 15:38
Amid all the bloodshed of Zimbabwe’s 2008 election, it was the murder of the 30-year-old Tonderai Ndira that caught the international media’s attention. He became a symbol for the country's political struggles. Five years on, Zimbabwe is transformed, but
By Philip Maughan - 10 May 15:01
The Malaysian novelist on fiction, immigration and the Shanghainese.
By Oliver Bullough - 10 May 14:56
Up to 2.5m Britons watch the Kremlin-funded TV channel, which is so strongly critical of Western governments it's known as the "anti Fox News". But does it have a blind spot when it comes to Russia's own failings?
By Samira Shackle - 10 May 13:10
Samira Shackle talks to members of the Ahmadiyya, a minority numbering 4 million. The Ahmadis are branded as "non-Muslims", suffer violent attacks on their mosques and will boycott this weekend's elections.
By Samira Shackle - 09 May 14:30
The Hazara are a Shia minority who face constant persecution in Pakistan. Ruquiya Hashmi - the first female Hazara candidate for the national assembly - faces death threats daily.
By Samira Shackle - 08 May 14:18
With Khan laid low by an accident at a rally, Samira Shackle reports on his campaign so far.
By Samira Shackle - 07 May 10:35
The Pakistani trans community is unlike the West's: <em>hijras</em>, as they are known, consider themselves a third gender, neither male nor female, and refer to themselves as "shemale". Samira Shackle meets Pakistan's first <em>hijra</em> electoral candi
By Alex Hern - 04 May 11:50
No incursion into Syrian airspace, sources indicate.
By New Statesman - 02 May 9:48
In praise of the Bundesliga and more besides.
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 02 May 6:00
Since the minister in charge of tax avoidance was forced to admit to a secret Swiss bank account, François Hollande’s entire government has begun to look shaky. How did it go so wrong, so fast?
By Alex Hern - 29 April 11:30
Sohel Rana arrested trying to flee the country.
By Caroline Crampton - 28 April 8:31
The President zings it all over the place.
By Glenys Kinnock - 27 April 10:01
The number of victims continues to rise.
By Donald Campbell - 27 April 8:11
Three British citizens continue to be held under appalling conditions in the United Arab Emirates, while the Government prepares to host the country's unelected leader for a state visit.
By Priya Virmani - 25 April 12:13
Traditional notions of the Indian family allow child abuse to happen with impunity.
By Liam McLaughlin - 23 April 15:43
His campaign was a disturbing example of politics at its most crass and exploitative.
By Martin Plaut - 23 April 12:27
The power struggle between President Zuma and trade union leader Zwelinzima Vavi is a prelude to a battle for wider control of the political landscape.
By Benny Pollack - 22 April 16:05
30 September 1988.
By Daniel Trilling - 22 April 9:04
The Greek journalist, who was instrumental in the publication of the "Lagarde list" of major tax evaders in October 2012, talks to the NS's Daniel Trilling.
By Benjamin Abtan - 20 April 10:02
It is now 98 years since 1.5m Armenians were systematically massacred. Recognising what happened is the only way to help us all move forward.
By Leonard Woolf - 19 April 15:59
From our correspondence.
By Aisha Gani - 19 April 13:21
A focus on unity and closure is desperately needed.
By Alex Hern - 19 April 11:59
Reddit's initial hunt to find the Boston bombers devolved rapidly into a sort of "racist Where's Wally", profiling – racially and otherwise – scores of innocent people.
By Alex Hern - 18 April 9:24
There's enough misinformation coming from the traditional media itself over the bombings, but Reddit and 4Chan think they're helping.
By Alex Hern - 17 April 16:11
<em>Pokarekare ana / Nga wai o waiapu / Whiti atu koe hine / Marino ana e.</em>
By Myriam Francois-Cerrah - 16 April 10:00
Hollande's silence on the alleged discrimination against black and Arab employees is indicative of the president's recent decision to chase popularity by playing to the centre-right.
By Dawn Foster - 13 April 10:55
Austerity has caused more than just tear gas usage to rise - heart attacks have spiked in the republic.
By Salman Shaheen - 10 April 9:08
DFID and British Council reports underline the existential crisis Pakistan is facing, but its people are rallying to save the nation. Salman Shaheen looks at Pakistan Calling, a new RSA project seeking to galvanise the British Pakistani community and the
By Bim Adewunmi - 05 April 8:56
You cannot dismiss the aims of Femen altogether - they are a group of women looking to change society - but Bim Adewunmi fears the execution of their protests leaves much to be desired.