After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
Robert Bringhurst and the rediscovery of the Haida mythtellers.
At that time we did talk about the occupation of Ireland. Now we have to pretend we didn’t and it’s all the jolly UK and thank you, England for the peace process.
In a new wave of repression under the Sisi regime, Egyptians are being forcibly disappeared.
Amid declining numbers of storytellers, veteran performer Ahmed Ezzarghani's ambition is to rescue Morocco's thousand-year-old tradition of storytelling from the era of technology.
Sources in Washington report being given an hour to clear Syrian airspace as Russia votes for military intervention.
Britain must do its utmost to solve the refugee crisis, argues Karl Pike.
Dr Khalid Al-Attiyah responds to allegations that the Gulf states have not taken their fair share of Syrian refugees.
On Wednesday the South African public will take to the streets, in spite of efforts to silence anti-corruption activists.
The two leaders disagreed on Syria and Ukraine, but both ultimately called for global co-operation.
Rhetoric about "good" and "bad" migrants is making us lose our empathy for people who are desperate to find a better, safer life.
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