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
The Iraq war was a ruinous mistake. The lessons from it have not yet been learned.
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.
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.
Give a man a fish, so the saying goes, and you feed him for a day. Lend him a fishing rod and the profits of his microenterprise will go up by 9 per cent.
As Barack Obama and Gordon Brown prepare to invest extra troops in the latest attempt to defeat the
The theft of West Papua's mineral wealth must end. The province's courageous resistance movement offers hope.
Xiaolu Guo on the voices of a changing country
The tawdry spectacle of Karzai's "re-election" should shame western leaders
There are no good options left for Britain in Afghanistan. Brown should set a date for withdrawal
As the Karzai government succumbs to pressure to rerun elections and ever more coalition troops die,
Last year, after a decade of violence, Maoist rebels drove through the abolition of Nepal’s monarchy
Noordin Top, leader of al-Qaeda in the Malay Archipelago, has been shot dead in Indonesia. But there
China's successful economic policies are specifically Chinese. But they are made up of universal ele
For the Afghan villagers blown to pieces in our name, one craven motion at Labour’s conference is too late.