World Politics

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

EU agrees to tighten borders after Paris attacks

EU ministers agrees to get tough on border security after the devastating Paris attacks, as prosecutors said a third body had been found following a police raid on the ringleader's hideout.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

28 “terrorists” shot dead in China

Chinese police kill 28 members of a "terrorist group" in the mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, in the bloodiest such operation in months and as Beijing denounces Western "double standards" in the wake of the Paris attacks.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

The Assad Dead End

Forget principles and morality. Forget, or try to forget, the quarter-million deaths for which Bashar al-Assad is responsible, directly or indirectly, since choosing to respond with violence to a peaceful uprising of the Syrian people.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Sisi defends Egypt’s security laws

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi defends Egypt's sweeping security laws, insisting he is still taking the country on a path to democracy.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

US: Iran to be invited to Syria talks

The United States announces that Iran may take part in talks to end the civil war in Syria and warned of increased military action against the Islamic State.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

Tony Blair apologises for mistakes made over the Iraq War - and said there were "elements of truth" to claims the war caused the rise of Islamic State.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

Turkey in mourning after blast

Turkey is beginning three days of mourning after two blasts at a peace rally in the capital Ankara killed at least 95 people on Saturday, the deadliest ever such attack in Turkey.

May 7, 2015
May 7, 2015

Britain heading for a HUNG PARLIAMENT AGAIN

Interestingly to form a government one or more smaller parties will conveniently bend their ideological moorings and join either the Tories or Labour and get past the 326-seat threshold.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

North Korea 'executed 15 people'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un orders the execution of 15 people this year, including several top officials, South Korean intelligence says.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military and a Palestinian hospital