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This weekend, after I reported on scenes of desperation at the Greece/Macedonia border as Syrians, Afghans and others scrambled to cross, there was nearly as much outrage about the use of language as the plight of the people.
The assumption in China these days is that officials lie and cover up whenever there’s an environmental catastrophe.
The death sentences passed down on eight Gaddafi era officials, including the dictator’s son Saif al Islam, are unlikely to cause much outrage in Libya. In fact, they may be a cause for
The most astonishing aspect of today’s deal on Iran’s nuclear capability is that neither side is negotiating the terms of its defeat.
A deal on Iran’s nuclear programme would be a historic event – but it could come at the expense of angering some of the US’s staunchest allies.
I found myself thinking about Rupert Brooke’s soldier this morning as we mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and think about British tourists who were murdered in Tunisia.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men can’t put Syria together again. So now neighbouring countries are preparing to intervene.
I have never heard President Kagame of Rwanda so angry. As he addressed parliament in Kigali yesterday his words dripped with fury and venom.
Rwanda’s intelligence chief has been granted bail by a London court – after he refused consent to his extradition to Spain over alleged war crimes.
The detention of General Emmanuel Karake Karenzi will strain relationships between Rwanda and the UK. He is expected to go before a court on Thursday.