Tony Blair's "vision for Africa" is about as patronising and exploitative as a stage full of white people.
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
US foreign aid programmes give more back to the giver than to the needy and help ailing armies shoot
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
Africa may as well stick up an enormous sign saying "Clearance sale. Everything must go", as an enti
Europe - The paradox of France's stunning No vote is that, while it leaves Chirac a lame duck, it da
Iran has agreed to put its nuclear weapons plans on ice until August. But then what?
Blair may want to delay his departure until he is satisfied he has left his mark, but the Chancellor
A new book shows that the workings of foreign aid in Cambodia are a sham. John Pilger reviews.
Britons see work as more central to their lives than other Europeans - and this is assumed to be a b
We think we know the story: <em>Newsweek</em> reported - wrongly - that copies of the Koran were flu
Britain and the US carried out a secret bombing campaign against Iraq months before the tanks went o
Blair has been told by the Americans that if he wants progress on aid and climate change, or support
Could the European Union collapse? The question, dismissed a few years ago as the stirrings of Europhobic fantasists, is now pertinent. National governments across the continent are struggling for authority and credibility. Econ-omies are struggling for growth and dynamism.
Europe once offered a route to the good life for dowdy Brits. As we contemplate a referendum, perhap