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  1. 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,...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. FT Alphaville

    July 21, 2014

    The Closer

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

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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....

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. January 19, 2014

    Syria needs a truce before talks about its future can begin

    Syria’s 23m people have little to gain from the talks that are scheduled to begin in Switzerland on Wednesday. Until the...

  35. January 13, 2014

    ICC trial of Kenya’s president being undermined say lawyers

    Lawyers for the victims of Kenya’s 2008 post-election violence have appealed to the International Criminal Court to proceed...

  36. January 9, 2014

    Modern India and medieval values

    Since the end of the cold war, the US has striven to build a strategic partnership with India. Washington has invested...

  37. January 2, 2014

    Fighting intensifies in Central African Republic

    Intensifying fighting in the Central African Republic is posing a serious challenge to thousands of French and African...

  38. December 16, 2013

    Scots independence threat to UK influence, says Sir John Major

    Britain could lose its permanent seat on the UN Security Council if Scotland votes to become independent next year, Sir John...

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