As Washington and London struggle to prop up a puppet government over which Hamid Karzai has no cont
The race is on between China and the US to equip their forces with eco technologies – and China is w
It is quite difficult for someone who spends his life pontificating to try to do something practical for a change.
The internet giant’s model of “foreign policy” is one that should be emulated by all democracies.
Countries sign several trade and investment agreements on the sidelines of BRIC summit in Brazilian
An interview with David Snoxell, former British high commissioner in Mauritius, about the plight of
On 29 March, two suicide bombings on the Moscow Metro killed 39 and injured 70. The attacks are the first in the city since a bomb exploded at Paveletskaya Station in 2004.
Pakistan is far from being the country many of us think. Fatima Bhutto dispels a few myths.
The award-winning journalist Barbara Demick tells the stories of six North Koreans and their journeys away from Kim Jong-il's totalitarian communist regime.
The Copenhagen debacle gave little grounds for hope of concerted action against climate change, but
Washington and Beijing are blaming each other on climate change
"Obama is a warmonger, no different from Bush”
China's economic might in Africa can develop the continent's consumption markets and reap the reward
Despite the international perception of India, social discrimination based on the outlawed caste sys
Last summer, like a growing number of British tourists, I went on holiday to the Soviet Union. The border controls still leave something to be desired, the bureaucracy drives you mad and the food can often be terrible.
The invasion of Afghanistan was disastrous for the Soviets, leading ultimately to a humiliating with
We must prevent Afghanistan becoming a crucible once again for attacks against the rest of the world
The Afghanistan war remains unwinnable. Britain should be making plans to withdraw
In the mid-1990s, North Korea became the only urban, literate society ever to suffer famine in peacetime: up to a million died. Like all famines in our age, it was politically determined.
In a region fraught with mutual distrust, anxieties over water supply are raising tensions between I
The dire state of the domestic labour market will pave the way for a new round of China-bashing in t
Globalisation has been good for gods in the Indian subcontinent. As the region has remade itself, it
Afghanistan could hijack Obama's presidency, just as Vietnam hijacked and destroyed LBJ's
After ten years in Beijing, I thought I knew about sandstorms. Every spring the dust blows off the Mongolian steppe and veils the Chinese capital in a murky shroud.
"It's an honour to be working with Ken on a project like this," says the footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones.
The Iraq war was a ruinous mistake. The lessons from it have not yet been learned.
On 30 August, the top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, submitted a 66-page assessment of the war to the White House.