"The UN has to show that we can be not just united in condemnation, but united in action".
"Britain cannot blame the rest of the world for these debts, for we were one of the biggest contribu
As the ruins of the twin towers still smouldered, the west plunged into a series of conflicts it could not win. Can it now confront its diminished place in the world?
European markets have risen in early trading amid worries over the "European disease".
It's hard to undock Assange from WikiLeaks. And that's a problem.
Investors have raised the metal’s price so high that couples can’t afford wedding rings. So what hap
Western leaders no longer proclaim their desire to reorder the world.
In Afghanistan, British forces hand over prisoners with only flimsy guarantees they will not be abus
In the tumultuous first week of August, the international markets woke up to the reality that extrem
Across the world, slums are home to a billion people. The rich elite want the shanty towns cleared,
We've got the money, the logistical and security capability. There is a geo-political case and a mor
Unhealthy relationships between telecoms and governments must be scrutinised.
As oil prices peak and we approach the end of the age of cheap food, now is the time for city-dwelle
Experts predict that there will be ten billion of us by 2100. Feeding the world could be the politic
It's not the UK's aid budget that hinders development, it's free-market capitalism.
East of the River Jordan, the defining geopolitical and religious schism in the Middle East pits Saudi Arabia against Iran.
The government is spending more on aid but how does the UK compare with other countries?
In Britain as in America, the object of training professionals in everything from banking to the media is to produce a class of “managers” who instinctively muffle dissent — even if no one tells them to do so.
While we're on the subject of building resourcefulness and well-being, it is worth noting that many people are beginning to argue that a vision committed to empowering local politics in the UK needs a counterpart in the arena
The Foreign Secretary believes Britain abroad must temper idealism with pragmatism. The Archbishop o
The U2 singer calls for governments to spend more on foreign aid while minimising his tax bill.
The epidemic of youth unemployment is betraying the promise of globalisation – but it doesn’t need t
Rowan Williams has interviewed the Foreign Secretary for this week's New Statesman.
The beheading of a British woman in Tenerife was shocking, but we Brits are too preoccupied with biz
Becky Hogge offers some thoughts on the WikiLeaks gagging order story.