Number is 'highest figure ever record' - and nearly a quarter are those escaping war and conflict
Gun-toting rebels, poachers and even assassination attempts by Idi Amin were occupational hazards for legendary warden Paul Ssali. Ahead of the of the inaugural meeting of the Giants Club, of which Uganda is a founding member, his son Josh Ssali Sentogo tells his story
In the fourth excerpt from his new book, Patrick Cockburn recalls the aftermath of the Libyan revolution and the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011. Hopes were soon to be dashed, as a barbaric regime gave way to something much worse
In the third excerpt from his new book, Patrick Cockburn writes from Baghdad on how the US occupation of Iraq faced growing Iraqi anger and resistance in the summer of 2003. Already, there were signs that the war was going to end in disaster
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
Aleppo's famous Umayyad Mosque complex badly hit, with 11th century minaret now ruined
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
The centre is helping abductees come to terms with their horrendous past
“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’
Resilient in the face of what the past has put its way, Tournai remains a visual feast. By Philip Sweeney