From the financial and humanitarian cost of supporting millions of Syrian refugees to the interruption of trade links with China and Russia, political conflict is bad for the world's economy. Here's why
Deployment comes one day after US serviceman killed in an Isis rocket attack
'If they destroy even a blade of grass in our inviolable territory, I will strike the hordes of the puppet military with a deadly baptism of fire'
A Dutch tourist attraction has been blasted for created a bunker resembling Anne Frank's wartime hideout
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
Only five countries out of nine have legally recognised nuclear weapons
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
Cathy Packe explores the urban canvases, both old and new, of charming Charleroi, Belgium’s very own ‘mini-Berlin’
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
Thomas Perkins, who is thought to be worth around $8bn, made the startling comparison in a letter to The Wall Street Journal