Ten years on, death still stalks Baghdad - 2 months ago
Despite this massive daily security operation, the bombers still get through. Hardened by a decade of combat since Saddam Hussein's downfall, they are perhaps the most skilled terrorist operatives in the world.
Did the revolution rest on one man? - 2 months ago
Hugo Chavez's death will put to test his claim that Revolution does not rest on one man.
Woman raped by Mali Islamists for failing to wear veil - 3 months ago
Rebels in Timbuktu singled out women for special persecution, David Blair writes.
US urges Britain to remain in European Union - 4 months ago
US assistant secretary Philip Gordon, responsible for European affairs, said Britain's membership of the EU was 'in the American interest'.
Options running out for Assad as his regime dies by inches before his eyes - 5 months ago
No army can fight and no leader can govern without money, oil and electricity, and Assad's army is no different.
Options run out for Assad as his regime dies by inches - 5 months ago
Inside his Damascus redoubt, President Bashar al-Assad might ponder the harsh truth that thousands of Syrian soldiers might still be loyal to his cause, but a shortage of these three commodities could yet crush his regime.
Britain's affair with Rwanda's 'philosopher king' reaches its inevitable conclusion - 5 months ago
There was a certain inevitability about the end of Britain's affair with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda.
Rwanda loses British aid over ties to Congo rebels - 5 months ago
After two decades as one of Rwanda's most generous foreign donors, Britain reversed its policy and withheld the next tranche of 'general budgetary support', due by Dec 15.
William Hague diplomacy may save face with US - 5 months ago
When the Palestinian leadership applies for upgraded status at the United Nations today, they will be defying British advice.
Hague signals Britain could support Palestinian UN bid - 5 months ago
William Hague has told the Palestinian leader that Britain will support his bid for upgraded status at the United Nations if key conditions are met.