G8 - Ministers want us to think the Africa battle is won, but it is just starting, and we must pile
G8: Africa - One country is investing large sums abroad - and it doesn't make a fuss about human ri
There is such a thing as a moral universe. So said Gordon Brown six months ago as the UK prepared to take over the chair of the Group of Eight industrialised nations. If the dignity of anyone, child or adult, is diminished by poverty, or debt, or unfair trade, we are all diminished, Brown said.
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G8: Africa - Where exactly is the acclaimed "new breed" of progressive African politician? Without i
Liberation-war veterans are the latest targets of the burnings and bulldozers
The special relationship has not been a laughing matter for some time, and certainly not since Blair
The law of inverse proportions applies to Iraq. The greater the death toll, the less we in Britain seem to care. Each report of violence, each new piece of evidence of pre-war miscreance by our politicians produces the same shrug of the shoulders.
In 2019, we will look back at ghostly footage of Bush stumbling through press conferences and Dick C
Tony Blair's "vision for Africa" is about as patronising and exploitative as a stage full of white people.
The battle between reformers and clerics might be exercising the rest of the world, but Iranians hav
US foreign aid programmes give more back to the giver than to the needy and help ailing armies shoot
Despite its name, La Paz is rarely peaceful these days.
While Bush pursues his global mission, big changes are happening in his own backyard. A region Washi
What will Israel leave behind as it quits the Gaza Strip? Anton La Guardia on the demolition dilemma
In Ghana's Katanga Valley, the staple food is rice. This comes as no surprise, given that the fields for miles around are paddies. Look a little further and the sacks piled high on village walls sport an American flag.
Listening to Robert McNamara these days, you have to wonder why politicians start to talk sense only
A politician chooses jail and tips Trinidad towards all-out racial civil war
From the Sixties going back to the suffragettes and the Levellers, Britain has a long history of reb
While country, party and parliament wonder whether Britain needs nukes at all, Blair and Brown have
The myth of the special relationship between the US and Britain, as shown by the Blair-Bush love-in,
Europe's political classes, particularly on the left, are bending over backwards to claim that no do
Evangelical hardliners have gained such a stranglehold on US policy in the developing world that som
Europe - Don't write the obituaries yet. A new France could put Britain on the sidelines
New Labour prides itself on "thinking the unthinkable", but its policies are still guided by the sta
Europe - The self-confessed friend of Tony who must now pick up the pieces. Jose Manuel Barroso inte