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The nuttiest conspiracy theory I’ve seen so far has it that flight MH17 was full of the bodies of those who died on flight MH370, the aircraft that disappeared over the Indian Ocean back in
There was a reason why outgoing foreign secretary William Hague teamed up with the film star in the campaign to end warzone rape.
“Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith The Lord.” It’s not often I’m moved to quote the New Testament but it seems appropriate here in the Holy Land where no-one takes any
I was in Baghdad in 2003, filming “shock and awe”. Despite the violence, it was a time of hope. But now the Iraqi capital is riven by terrorism and state-sponsored violence.
The Libyan human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis has been shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in Benghazi on the day of the country’s general election.
It was all too easy to imagine the carnage and devastation if the extremists of Isis try to carry out their threat to attack the most holy place in Shia Islam.
Sheikh Mustafa Jboori has seen enough strife in Iraq, but thinks the current crisis is worse than 2006 – and Saddam Hussein.
This week’s Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict must show that helping the children of rape is as important as acknowledging the suffering of their mothers.
Bob Dylan’s 1965 song “Like a Rolling Stone” changed rock and pop forever. Now fans have their chance to get their hands on musical history as the original pages to its lyrics