Of its 250,000 Palestinians, scarcely 18,000 now remain; up to 1,500 are dead, many of them due to hunger
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Thursday 09 April 2009
Monday 19 January 2009
If Andy Murray is to lift the coveted Norman Brookes Challenge Cup he is going to have more than just the world's best players to overcome.
Friday 16 January 2009
Hamas today said it would not accept Israeli conditions for a ceasefire and would continue to fight until Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip ends.
Thursday 15 January 2009
The Independent has announced a new online partnership with Al Jazeera English for news bulletins from the broadcaster to appear daily on the Independent website.
Wednesday 14 January 2009
The Independent has announced a new online partnership with Al Jazeera English for news bulletins from the broadcaster to appear daily on the Independent website .
Saturday 10 January 2009
Friday 09 January 2009
Andy Murray recorded another victory against Roger Federer to set up a final clash with Andy Roddick at the Qatar Open in Doha.
Thursday 08 January 2009
Andy Murray set up another meeting with Roger Federer by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Qatar Open in Doha this evening.
Sunday 04 January 2009
Thursday 01 January 2009
Outlook Gordon Brown believes April's meeting of the G20 in London will be a pivotal moment for co-ordinated action to help revive the world economy. Let's hope he's right, for the last G20, which took place in Washington last November, has already failed to live up to the hype that surrounded it as a new Bretton Woods for the 21st century.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Thursday 07 August 2008
Thursday 31 July 2008
The received wisdom about international trade talks is that they are very important – and the practical reaction of most of us that they are very boring. So the general reaction to the collapse of the Doha trade round is a mixture of earnest condemnation of the short-sightedness of politicians, coupled with a certain relief that we won't have to keep pretending to understand what is going on.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Left at the altar again? Clara Furse's seeming inability to pull off a deal is actually more apparent than real – in fact, the London Stock Exchange last year sealed a perfectly good merger with Borsa Italiana.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
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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