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    1. October 16, 2014

      N Korea circulates UN resolution defending human rights record

      North Korea has made a rare move to defend its human rights record, circulating a draft UN resolution amid growing...

    2. September 26, 2014

      Alibaba: Weapons of mass ecommerce

      The high-strength carbon fibre made by Japan’s Toray Industries is eagerly sought after by the makers of racing bikes and...

    1. September 8, 2014

      Yes vote threatens UK’s influence on international stage

      Scottish independence would be geographically dramatic for the UK: it would lose just under a third – 32 per cent – of its...

    2. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2014

      Guest post: the trillion dollar scandal of financial secrecy

      By David McNair of the ONE Campaign While the newswires are dominated by the threat of Isis, a critical opportunity to cut...

    3. September 1, 2014

      Palestinians to turn to UN amid frustration with peace process

      The Palestinians, frustrated in their pursuit of an independent state through negotiations with an Israeli government they...

    4. August 28, 2014

      Russia has ‘well over 1,000 troops’ in Ukraine, Nato warns

      Nato satellite images of Russian military build-up in and near Ukraine Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” inside Ukraine,...

    5. August 8, 2014

      Barack Obama is right to take risks in Iraq

      President Barack Obama’s decision to go back into the Iraq from which he extricated the US almost three years ago is risky...

    6. beyondbrics

      August 7, 2014

      Guest post: Japan chases China in Latin America

      By Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas Expanding global economic engagement is an important but underappreciated...

    7. August 5, 2014

      In search of lasting peace in Gaza

      The ceasefire in Gaza is an occasion for both relief and sorrow: relief that the killing has stopped for now, but sorrow...

    8. July 28, 2014

      Gaza fighting eases amid ceasefire calls

      Fighting in the Gaza Strip abated on Monday at the start of a major Muslim holiday as international pressure mounted for a...

    9. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Are labor markets exploitative? - Russian billionaires in “horror”. - Is there a coming longevity...

    10. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning, New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Mission Finance, why money matters: L Randall Wray, professor of economics at the...

    11. July 21, 2014

      MH17 crash: Obama warns Russia of isolation

      Barack Obama has warned Russia it risks further international isolation if it does not intervene directly with the...

    12. July 20, 2014

      To stop Putin the west should repair Ukraine’s economy

      Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH17 was shot down in a war zone in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is waging an increasingly deadly...

    13. July 20, 2014

      MH17 crash: West pressures Putin over access to MH17 crash site

      The leaders of Britain, France and Germany on Sunday called on President Vladimir Putin to ensure that pro-Russia...

    14. The World

      July 18, 2014

      Live blog: The downing of Flight MH17

      International investigators are on their way to the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which came down on...

    15. July 11, 2014

      Israel continues to bombard Gaza as diplomacy falters

      Israel kept up its air and sea bombardment of densely populated Gaza on Friday as analysts said there was no clear pathway...

    16. July 10, 2014

      Calls grow for sanctions against leading figures in South Sudan

      Western and regional diplomats are pushing to secure support for UN sanctions against key figures in South Sudan’s civil war...

    17. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2014

      Guest post: enough is enough!

      By José Antonio Meade Kuribreña It is mind-blowing that in the 21st century, sexual violence is still used as a tactic of...

    18. June 2, 2014

      IAEA warns of unanswered questions ahead of Iran nuclear talks

      Questions about Iranian atomic military research will not be answered by the July 20 deadline international powers have set...

    19. May 25, 2014

      Modi’s existential challenge to Obama

      Whatever you think of him, Narendra Modi’s victory is a global event. Nobody knows whether Mr Modi will embrace the US-India...

    20. The World

      May 23, 2014

      Empty symbolism of UN's blacklist of Boko Haram

        Nigerian teachers at a rally in Lagos protesting against the abduction of 200 schoolgirls and the killing of 173 of their...

    21. April 16, 2014

      Russia threatens US with WTO action over Crimea sanctions

      Pro-Russia forces on the move Russia has threatened to take the US to the World Trade Organisation over sanctions imposed in...

    22. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian markets were under pressure in the face of fresh tension in Ukraine and after the S&P 500 dropped to a...

    23. April 13, 2014

      Russia calls on UN as Ukraine sends troops to eastern cities

      An emergency session of the UN security council was due to meet last night after Russia denounced Kiev’s decision to crack...

    24. April 10, 2014

      UN to send troops to CAR in effort to stem violence

      The UN has taken its most decisive step yet to stop a spiral of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic,...

    25. April 3, 2014

      We betrayed Rwanda in its hour of desperation – never again

      Twenty years on, the debate about the Rwandan genocide in which up to a million people lost their lives still reverberates....

    26. March 27, 2014

      UN launches Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

      GENEVA, March 27 – The UN on Thursday launched an inquiry into war crimes allegedly committed by Sri Lankan state forces and...

    27. March 26, 2014

      N Korea fires missiles in defiance of three-way summit

      SEOUL, March 26 – North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the US said, a...

    28. March 18, 2014

      Iran warns of tough choices ahead for west on nuclear talks

      Western powers will have to “spend copious amounts of political capital” to get a nuclear deal with Iran done, foreign...

    29. March 17, 2014

      Preparing for Putin’s next move

      Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, has demonstrated beyond doubt his determination to be ruthless in pursuit of his...

    30. Off Message

      March 4, 2014

      When sanctions work

      The policy document on Ukraine carried by an official and photographed on Downing Street states that “the UK should not...

    31. March 4, 2014

      Ukraine crisis: US presses for Russian withdrawal from Crimea

      Ukraine: the deepening crisis The US has demanded that Moscow pull its troops out of Ukraine after Vladimir Putin appeared...

    32. The A-List

      March 1, 2014

      Russian force: how should the west respond?

      The Russian decision to authorise troop deployment in Ukraine raises profound questions – for Russia, for Ukraine, for the...

    33. February 27, 2014

      Ukraine’s new premier invokes treaty in bid to resist Russia

      Ukraine’s new prime minister invoked a 20-year-old international agreement as he appealed for western powers to help him...

    34. beyondbrics

      February 27, 2014

      New Ukraine premier calls for help

      Ukraine’s parliament appointed in a near unanimous vote on Thursday afternoon Arseniy Yatseniuk, one of the country’s...

    35. February 22, 2014

      UN Security Council unanimously approves Syria aid access resolution

      UN, February 22 – The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to boost humanitarian access in Syria...

    36. February 20, 2014

      First round of Iran nuclear talks in Vienna leads to ‘timetable’

      World powers and Iran agreed a timetable and framework to find a comprehensive solution to the dispute over the Islamic...

    37. February 17, 2014

      UN panel urges justice for North Korea ‘crimes against humanity’

      A UN panel has called for atrocities in North Korea to be judged by the International Criminal Court, telling the country’s...

    38. January 28, 2014

      Ending Syrian carnage requires a rapid deal with Iran

      The talks in Geneva between Bashar al-Assad’s functionaries and mainly émigré opposition leaders – even if they marginally...

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