Institutional flaws have held the President back
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Wednesday 06 February 2013
Our Deputy Managing Editor on the international pressures on regulation
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A Tunisian opposition party leader who criticised the Islamist-led government and violence by radical Muslims was shot dead outside his home today, officials said.
Monday 04 February 2013
There is sometimes uncertainly over when a player is interfering with play
Paperback Review: The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, By Masha Gessen Granta £9.99
Sunday 03 February 2013
How the man of steel rose without trace
Thursday 24 January 2013
German tabloid begs 'beautifully crazy' Britain to stay
As Barack Obama is inaugurated again, shouldn't we Brits be feeling a little embarrassed by all this?
Monday 21 January 2013
It is a huge public affirmation of everything Americans and citizens of democratic countries value above all else. It is utterly inspiring. How does a coronation compare?
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Tahir ul Qadri, the religious cleric whose supporters have besieged Pakistan’s capital with demands of political reforms, today called for the government, parliament and the Election Commission to be dissolved.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
There are worries that the democratic process will be replaced with an unelected cabinet
Monday 14 January 2013
A gunman sprayed bullets at the headquarters of Greece's governing centre-right New Democracy party near central Athens early today, with one hitting an office occasionally used by the country's prime minister, officials said. No-one was hurt.
Friday 11 January 2013
A cleric has burst on to the political stage in Pakistan vowing to “get rid of electoral dictatorship” in a move that could scupper elections this spring.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
The former leader of the youth wing of Nigel Farage's party has left his post after disagreeing with party policy. They say he's trouble. Here's his version of events
Saturday 05 January 2013
As the rich world suffers its crisis of excess, we can learn much from peoples who live with little.
Saturday 29 December 2012
President has four days left to reach agreement with Republicans and stop sudden tax rises
Thursday 27 December 2012
Almost £370bn of tax rises and spending cuts will to come into force on 1 January if a deal is not agreed
Sunday 23 December 2012
Egypt's opposition groups are demanding a judicial investigation into the recent referendum on the country's draft constitution, citing "systematic fraud".
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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- 2 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 3 Satellite full of sexually experimental geckos adrift in space, Russia loses control of mission
- 5 Joey Barton and Yossi Benayoun become involved in Twitter row over Israel-Gaza conflict