France calls for UN help by April to tackle 'real war' in Mali - 3 months ago
The French government said its deployment of forces had peaked at around 4,000 troops and president Francois Hollande had ordered reductions to start next month.
Queen Beatrix abdicates to put Holland 'in hands of a new generation' - 3 months ago
The abdication signals the end of the reign of one of Europe's longest-serving monarchs.
UK dismisses Afghan warlord's claim that 'drunk Harry gunned down innocents' - 4 months ago
The suggestion that a member of the UK Armed Forces deployed in Afghanistan on operations operates under the influence of alcohol is simply absurd because it's simply not permitted under any circumstances while being deployed in that country.
Arm rebels to stop al-Qaeda, says David Cameron - 5 months ago
The British Prime Minister said that extremist opposition groups must not be allowed to eclipse moderate factions, ensuring that a broad-based coalition topples President Bashar al-Assad.
I fear arrest, says Ayatollah Khomeini's pro-democracy granddaughter - 5 months ago
Naeimeh Eshraghi, a Tehran-based engineer, has told The Daily Telegraph that she wants to see an opening up of Iranian society with people free to express themselves.
How Israel's bloody assault lent credibility to Hamas, united militants - 5 months ago
Israel's bloody crackdown has given Hamas fresh focus and new credibility in the eyes of the world.
Protest at the great African land grab - 7 months ago
Land purchases by rich nations in the developing world are swallowing up as much as a third of some African states, undercutting efforts to raise food production, Oxfam has warned.
Fatwa against Rushdie still stands, says Iranian leader - 7 months ago
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Sir Salman Rushdie was still under the threat of death for writing The Satanic Verses.
Turkey accuses Assad of aiding Kurdish terrorist attack - 8 months ago
Turkey has accused Syria and Iran of backing Kurdish terrorist attacks on military outposts in the south-east of the country in which 30 people were killed.
Syria drops explosives over rebel areas - 8 months ago
The Syrian regime has deployed a deadly new home-made weapon in addition to its large arsenal of Russian-supplied armaments - bombs packed inside large oil drums and dropped from helicopters.