In an age of fear about immigration, the success of the Bangladeshi population in Britain has a deeper resonance.
In the past year, Joseph Kony is said to have been responsible for killing 76 civilians and abducting 467. Despite the lack of international coverage, an African operation to kill or capture him continues. Martin Plaut talks to its leader, Brigadier General Sam Kavuma.
Why are we intent on fixing our lens on the chaotic? And why do we insist on trying to weave a grand narrative out of mostly unrelated things? asks the US Ambassador to Britain.
Think of ski lifts soaring over a city such as Nairobi or Johannesburg. These cable cars would be built not just for tourists but for everyone, from bankers and cleaners to gardeners and jobless slum-dwellers.
At least 200 health workers have been infected with ebola and 90 have died, according to the latest government figures, yet pay is modest. Last week they staged a two-day strike.
These Kurdish units, which include all-women militias, have to all intents and purposes become the last line of defence against the genocidal fanatics of Islamic State.
Ukip may have contaminated the eurosceptic brand, but there are other factors at play.
This week, David Cameron will meet fellow European leaders to try and conclude fraught negotiations over EU strategy on energy and climate change.
He also receives a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms offence.
The government’s stance on immigration is a source of much shame for many MEPs in Europe.
It is being called the most severe health emergency of modern times. But are the fears of mass contagion in the west overblown?
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