It’s been a surprise hit in the US, and not just because it has A-list narrators...
Alongside the familiar rhinos and elephants, the future of another of Africa’s threatened big mammals will be tackled at the Cites conference – but this creature is far from familiar.
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Over a million of us marched 10 years ago against the invasion, to no avail. A leading opponent suggests how to avoid similar mistakes
Striker joins on loan until May
With the maternal mortality rate at 287,000 annually worldwide, Ros Wynne-Jones reports on a problem both here in the West and developing countries
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor was jailed for 50 years today for helping rebels commit what a court in The Hague called some of the worst war crimes in history.
In a historic ruling, an international court today convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity for supporting brutal rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone in return for “blood diamonds”.
The fearless SAS veteran is still angry about what happened in the blood diamond wars. Now, he's putting the record straight. Jonathan Owen meets Fred Marafono
Aminatta Forna has put Sierra Leone on the literary map. On the eve of the Orange Prize for Fiction, Boyd Tonkin meets her
Power is not what attracted me to Gordon Having power has to be about the contribution a person can make. It was how he has been able to take the thing that he is good at and use it to serve, through political life. As Martin Luther King said: "Everybody can be great... because everybody can serve."
Three first-time novelists tackling macabre subjects – the aftermath of conflict in the Balkans, a love affair in a mental institution, and the story of a hermaphrodite baby called Wayne – feature in this year's shortlist for the Orange Prize for Fiction.
Labour is preparing a break with its recent past by dropping its unquestioning support of US foreign policy under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
One man stands between Julian Assange and extradition. Fortunately for the WikiLeaks founder, he is a barrister whose brilliance has won some of the defining legal battles of the age
The 'bush wives' were the forgotten victims of Sierra Leone's civil war. Now their plight is being addressed.
Nick Redmayne returns to this formerly war-torn West African country to find that it now welcomes tourists with open arms...and cold beers