Julius Cavendish is a freelance journalist based in Kabul, Afghanistan where he reports for The Independent, Time and the Christian Science Monitor among others.
26 March 2013 10:53 AM
Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are to face a retrial over the death of British student Meredith Kercher.
01 September 2012 12:00 AM
When the bodies of 17 young Afghans were found last weekend, there could be only one conclusion: they were victims of the Taliban's strictly enforced moral code. But is the truth more complex – and testament to our limited understanding of the country?
28 August 2012 12:00 AM
US Marines unable to prevent 17 victims having throats slit by insurgents
25 August 2012 12:00 AM
For those on the lookout for the perfect holiday home, Greece's sovereign-debt crisis might provide the answer: a chunk of Aegean rock to call your own.
07 August 2012 12:00 AM
Details of an audacious plot to attack a shopping mall in Gibraltar from the air have begun to emerge following the arrest of three suspected al-Qa'ida terrorists by Spanish police last week. Spanish security officials believe the group planned to stage an attack on British soil during the Olympic Games, maximising publicity for their assault.
01 December 2011 12:00 AM
ICC prosecutor vows the extradition of the former Ivorian president will help end a decade of bloodshed
14 November 2011 12:00 AM
Insurgents try to embarrass Afghanistan government before meeting of 2,000 elders
08 November 2011 12:00 AM
Deadly clashes last night between opposition supporters and riot police in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, have raised fears today's elections could be overshadowed by more violence, with the presidential challenger warning the country could tip into chaos
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats