Jesus: the Muslim prophet
By Mehdi Hasan - 10 December 5:47

Christianity is rooted in the belief that Jesus is the Son of God, so is Islam’s version of Christ a source of tension, or a way of building bridges between the world’s two largest faiths?

After the war
By Staff blogger - 03 December 11:27

Conflict resolution is a balancing act between demands for security, humanitarian aid and political

Walking on eggshells
By Caroline Stagg - 03 December 10:30

What drives countries into conflict? One of the most important findings about civil war is that economic factors such as growth and structure of income are significant triggers.

Bite-sized briefing: world
By Staff blogger - 03 December 5:20

Thousands of Tamils have left military-run camps in northern Sri Lanka. People are free to leave, but must give their details in order to be monitored.

Call it a load of old bull
By Harry Shearer - 03 December 5:20

Bad banks, troubled assets and securitised loans – such linguistic tricks just add to the madness of

The NS Interview: Rajendra Pachauri
By Sophie Elmhirst - 03 December 5:20

“We need a massive, grass-roots movement to solve climate change” -Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the I

Keep the stimulus going, Darling
By David Blanchflower - 03 December 5:20

Now is not the time to start paying off the debt, cutting public expenditure or raising taxes

Bite-sized briefing: World
By Staff blogger - 26 November 5:41

The Iraqi election will not be held in January, as the country's constitution requires.

As Washington and Beijing stall, poor folk take the lead
By Mark Lynas - 26 November 5:41

With the poorest countries in the world pledging to do most to combat climate change, richer nations

Here comes the sun
By Michael Brooks - 26 November 5:41

A giant nuclear fusion reactor could solve the world’s energy problems – but only if it doesn’t melt

The NS Interview: Seymour Hersh
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 November 5:41

“The Obama White House can’t abide me”

The scandal of infant mortality
By Kate Eardley - 16 November 18:07

24,000 children under the age of five continue to die each day

Bite-sized briefing: world
By Staff blogger - 12 November 5:43

In Lebanon a unity government was formed by the prime minister designate, Saad Hariri, ending five months of deadlock since the general election. The coalition includes two members of Hezbollah.

Bite-sized briefing: world
By Staff blogger - 05 November 5:55

Hamid Karzai was declared president of Afghanistan on 2 November, after his closest rival, Abdullah Abdullah, withdrew from a planned presidential run-off.

Bite-sized briefing: world
By Staff blogger - 22 October 8:48

The Pakistani army continues its ground assault on the militant stronghold of South Waziristan, facing fierce resistance from the Taliban. Up to 100,000 civilians have fled the conflict zone.

Bite-sized briefing: world
By Staff blogger - 15 October 8:38

Pakistani aircraft bombed militants in the South Waziristan region on the Afghan border, after at least 120 people were killed in terrorist attacks over eight days.

Change we can’t believe in
By Mehdi Hasan - 08 October 6:46

Barack Obama promised a sharp break from the Bush era, yet he seems to have stepped into the shoes o

The 50 people who matter today: 11-20
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

11-20 on our diverse list of individuals, couples and families changing the world, for good and ill.

The 50 people who matter today: 1-10
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

The top 10 on our diverse list of individuals, couples and families changing the world, for good and

The 50 people who matter today: 41-50
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

41-50 on our diverse list of individuals, couples and families changing the world, for good and ill.

The 50 people who matter today: 31-40
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

31-40 on our diverse list of individuals, couples and families changing the world, for good and ill.

The 50 people who matter today: 21-30
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

21-30 on our diverse list of individuals, couples and families changing the world, for good and ill.

Q&A: George Friedman
By George Eaton - 27 August 16:42

The author of the new book The Next 100 Years explains why China poses little threat to US supremacy

The next 100 years
By George Friedman - 27 August 8:07

Japan and Turkey form an alliance to attack the US. Poland becomes America’s closest ally. Mexico ma

The west muscles in
By Sholto Byrnes - 13 August 8:24

The coverage of the US journalists released from North Korea ignored the fact they knowingly broke t

Our opposition to torture must be non-negotiable
By Staff blogger - 06 August 9:11

A series of disturbing revelations suggests that collusion and complicity in torture may be the dark

Obama’s empire
By Catherine Lutz - 30 July 9:03

The 44th president of the United States was elected amid hopes that he would roll back his country’s

A tale of two depressions
By Martin Jacques - 30 July 9:03

Come the next catastrophe, we will rue governments’ cowardice
in failing to reform the banks

Lives on the line
By Richard Dowden - 23 July 13:00

Will the world recession return African economies to their knees? Not if China has anything to do wi

Q&A: Ophelia Benson
By George Eaton - 21 July 12:04

The co-author of the new book Does God Hate Women? discusses patriarchy, the burka and capitalism

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