Talks among its leaders have raised expectations that a two-year civil war will soon be over – but famine and fear still rule in the world’s youngest country. James Cusick reports from Nyal
As a Canadian of Palestinian-Armenian origin, I was forced to question the ethics of a company I'd already dedicated 15 years of my life to
In the 2000s, the Pentagon spent $51.2 billion on 15 major programmes 'without any fielded systems to show for it'
The nine nations have around 16,300 nuclear weapons, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
He says British bombs will kill people opposed to Isis if air strikes are extended
On one particularly memorable night, I found myself lying in a ditch during a firefight, wishing for my mother
“I am afraid you are worrying Mother dear, but you really mustn't. You say you wish you could do something for me, but don't you see that you and Father have made me what I am. Memories are as powerful as words or acts, and we are not 'separate one from the other' because we can't see one another. What you have done, beyond measure or statement, you are still doing.”
Mons is embracing the future as it prepares for its role as next year’s European Capital of Culture, but it’s also steeped in intriguing history. Philip Sweeney explores its two sides
Make like a local and enjoy Liège’s diversity – from inspiring architecture to great nightlife. By Cathy Packe
The Harvard University professor says the country paid too high a price in terms of the lives lost and the vast debts that were run up during the conflict
Shulamit Aloni was a legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of her country's treatment of Palestinian. Born in Tel Aviv between the wars, she was descended from Polish Jewish rabbinical families. Her life, as a fighter for equality and human rights, and her failure to change Israel's materialistic and paternalistc attitudes, closely reflect the troubled history of the Jewish state.
Billionaire venture capitalist admits Kristallnacht was a "terrible word" to use but defends war on the rich remarks
We were plunged into the torrid turmoil of the Heath years
Sir Richard also hit out at the commemorative Lord Kitchener coin
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a shiver through the global diplomatic community today, by explicitly comparing tensions between Tokyo and Beijing to animosity between European powers in the run-up to the First World War.
Everyone knows that the Assad regime – from father Hafez onwards – has employed torture and executions to preserve the doubtful purity of the Baath party