The Millennium Development Goals have always had a looming menace, even when the deadline was comfortably far away.
Muslim women are talked about by others in the west as if they are powerless victims, in need of res
Tariq Ramadan argues for a new understanding of what it means to be a “moderate” Muslim.
Ed Husain is a former Hizb ut-Tahrir member who has
campaigned against the ideology of Islamism. B
This year's Oscar nominations are a parade of propaganda and stereotypes.
The Copenhagen debacle gave little grounds for hope of concerted action against climate change, but
Apocalyptic theories about the massacres of the past century obscure the root causes of conflict.
Washington and Beijing are blaming each other on climate change
“Progressives never know what to do in power” - Susan Neiman, moral philosopher
A year on from his inauguration, the president stands accused of reneging on inspiring campaign prom
The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li
Cameron continues to defend the Iraq war and his shadow cabinet is brimming with hawks
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
Two wrongs don't make a right -- carbon is not a prerequisite to development
Barack Obama called for a new politics, but during his first year in office his reforming agenda has
Obama's lies over the Afghanistan war remind us of the lessons of Nineteen Eighty-Four.
UK-US "treaty obligations" are no obstacle to Mauritius regaining sovereignty of the Chagos Islands
Freedom marches have a noble pedigree. Hundreds of thousands marched for racial equality in the 1960s US; among them was Martin Luther King Jr, who delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the march on Washington in 1963.
In Pakistan, a car bomb in the town of Dera Ghazi Khan killed 27 people and wounded 53.
Globalisation has been good for gods in the Indian subcontinent. As the region has remade itself, it
Does climate change require women in poor countries to stop "popping them out"?
What does a journalist do when a conspiracy-load of private emails sent between scientists lands on his desk that he has neither the time to read nor the skills to dissect?
The UN climate change conference opened in Copenhagen on 7 December. A leaked draft of a Danish document pointed to a divide between developed and developing countries on a future deal.