Politics
14 June 2007
The Pentagon is to reorganise its military command structure in response to growing fears that the United States is...
Human Rights
21 May 2007
Regional African wars rarely excite much media interest and Ethiopia's invasion into neighbouring Somalia has been...
International Politics
16 April 2007
The Home Office has initiated a purge of Darfur asylum-seekers in the UK with the alleged collaboration of Sudan's...
Global Issues
19 March 2007
A February revolt in the West African country of Guinea against the ailing autocratic president, Lansana Conté, failed...
World Affairs
15 January 2007
Robert Mugabe is not famed for his tolerance of white farmers, and last year he pledged to clear them from Zimbabwe's...
Human Rights
30 October 2006
Historically, South Africa's whites have not been well known for their racial tolerance. But there are signs that they...
Africa
04 September 2006
At first sight, the Café del Mar looks like any other expensive restaurant situated on the Angolan capital's...
Economics
22 May 2006
The National Assembly building in Luanda was recently the stage for an unusual spectacle: a queue of homeless people...
Politics
19 September 2005
When the president of Mauritania was ousted in a bloodless coup a few weeks ago, the news didn't exactly make headlines...
World Affairs
14 February 2005
The land Iran - or Persia, as it was known until the ruling shah decreed otherwise in 1935 - is a south-west Asian...
UK Politics
07 February 2005
What exactly is the Bikini alert-state system? The Bikini state is an indication of an alert state as used by the...
Politics
15 December 2003
It is hard to believe that just six months ago in Jordan, Ariel Sharon was warmly shaking the hand of Mahmoud Abbas,...