The Foreign Desk
You’d be forgiven for believing that American voters don’t care about climate change. After all, studies have suggested that reducing carbon emissions ranks at the bottom of the public’s priorities: who has time to deal with a future catastrophe when the Pentagon needs planes, ASAP?
Indira Gandhi told me during a Financial Times interview in February 1983 that her government would wait until the situation in Assam cooled down before taking the next step to resolve a crisis in which some 3,000 people had just been killed. There had been controversial state assembly elections in the state and the government [...]
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alyokhina join a long line of courageous women in Russia who, in recent years, have been imprisoned, threatened, intimidated and killed for speaking out against the authorities.
Fictional White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lynam was fond of a poll that showed that 68% of Americans thought foreign aid spending was too high, while only 59% believed it should be cut.
The allegation that a former information minister was plotting a string of bomb attacks across the country at the behest of the Syrian regime has sent shockwaves across Lebanon – but not for the reasons one may think.
Has the domination of economic policy by Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, together with regional members of the governing coalition (notably Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal), become so established that there is now no room for reformers to be heard?
I am a mum of a three year old girl and a five year old boy. They are the two most precious things in the world to me. As soon as they came into my life, all I wanted to do was to protect them from harm and give them the best possible start in this world.
Why Romney picked Ryan was the question observers of the American political scene have been asking ever since Willard Mitt Romney became the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States.
A video posted online today by an activist claiming to be from the north-eastern town of Mohassen, in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province, appears to show the downing of a Syrian fighter jet.
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