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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Vaccination programme suspended after five women are shot dead
'They make promises but nothing happens': Syrian rebels urge western backers to urgently intervene against Assad
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Britain part of international coalition drawing up plans to provide air and naval power to the opposition
Friday 16 November 2012
Foreign Secretary William Hague today hailed a potential turning point for Syria as he met the leaders of a coalition opposed to president Bashar Assad.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Operatives allowed themselves to be bullied by a murderous government
Friday 09 November 2012
British aid to India is to be brought to an end in 2015 in recognition of the booming sub-continent’s “changing place in the world”.
Thursday 01 November 2012
With Sandy blown, the race must go on. But it's certainly not making life as a campaign manager any easier. When Mitt Romney turned a recent event into a disaster relief rally, aides worried that supporters would ruin the photo-op by arriving without supplies to donate.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A traumatised population has suffered long enough. Countries who have influence in Syria should be doing much more to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid
Monday 13 August 2012
Ethiopia's missing prime minister has been taking part in diplomatic efforts to resolve the Sudan crisis from his sick bed, according to African Union officials.
Thursday 02 August 2012
A man who disappeared 23 years ago, leading his family to believe he had died, has returned home after being found in a prison in Pakistan.
Monday 30 July 2012
Batman composer Hans Zimmer has recorded a song called "Aurora" to raise money for the victims of the Dark Knight Rises shooting.
Friday 27 July 2012
World leaders tonight called on President Bashar Assad to stop the massacre of civilians in Syria's second city.
Thursday 24 May 2012
Two foreign medical workers and their three Afghan translators have been abducted in a remote part of north-east Afghanistan.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Khalil Dale was an English aid worker who for decades devoted himself to humanitarian work in some of the world's most dangerous trouble spots before meeting a brutal death in a Pakistan border town. He was abducted by armed men in January; his body was found on 29 April. His killers coldly explained that they had killed him because their demands for a ransom had not been met.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Red Cross appeals to Pakistan media not to broadcast Taliban film of Khalil Dale's death
Sunday 29 April 2012
The murder of a British aid worker whose body was found dumped in an orchard in Pakistan has been condemned by the Prime Minister as a “shocking and merciless act”.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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- 3 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
- 5 We have six months to save the world, says leading economist