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      Pressure grows for African force to tackle Nigeria insurgency

      Nigeria is under growing international pressure to accept a new African Union force to contain the terrorist insurgency...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2015

      Palestinian protest

      A Palestinian draped in a Palestinian flag stands next to burning tyres during a protest against the decision by the main...

    2. January 27, 2015

      Ukraine fighting points to Russia designs for puppet state

      An escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine in recent days has once again left western governments and military strategists...

    3. January 23, 2015

      The never-ending war on drugs

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      January 22, 2015

      The tribes of Davos

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    5. January 22, 2015

      Pakistan bows to US pressure with Haqqani ban

      Pakistan has banned two militant groups with a history of supporting attacks in Afghanistan and India’s predominantly Muslim...

    6. January 19, 2015

      Libya needs help to step back from the brink

      More than three years after the Nato-enabled toppling of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi’s regime, Libya’s agony shows no sign of...

    7. January 19, 2015

      North Korea defector admits falsehoods in prison camp story

      Shin Dong-hyuk, whose account of a childhood spent in a North Korean prison camp helped rally condemnation of Pyongyang’s...

    8. January 17, 2015

      Israel criticises ICC probe decision

      Israel’s prime minister has harshly criticised a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to conduct...

    9. January 15, 2015

      UN begins Libya peace talks with two warring sides

      UN-brokered peace talks to try and end Libya’s eight-month civil war got under way in Geneva on Thursday, with the...

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      January 15, 2015

      The Haiti earthquake, five years on

      It is five years since a massive earthquake tore through Haiti, leaving tens if not hundreds of thousands dead and sparking...

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      January 15, 2015

      Guest post: 2015 should be the year of real action on extreme poverty and climate change

      By TMS Ruge Two events have the potential to radically affect how the world tackles extreme poverty and climate change in...

    12. January 15, 2015

      Lobby groups launch global anti-poverty campaign

      A thousand organisations around the world are launching a high-profile campaign named “Action/2015” on Thursday, as they...

    13. The World

      January 13, 2015

      Reconciliation continues to elude former Yugoslavia

      Within twenty years of the end of the second world war, the same European countries that had been sworn enemies during six...

    14. January 13, 2015

      ICC dispute highlights Israeli-Palestinian symbiosis

      Israel’s government and the Palestinian leadership are in an escalating confrontation over the Palestinians’ application to...

    15. January 12, 2015

      Nigeria decries muted response to Boko Haram outrages

      Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria launched a cross-border assault into Cameroon on Monday, as the stark contrast between the...

    16. January 11, 2015

      SRI: Ethics beyond the Wall Street walk

      Since the economic crisis, the financial services industry has been under pressure to prove it is a good global citizen....

    17. FT Photo Diary

      January 7, 2015

      Winter relief in Kabul

      A girl stands among Afghan women lining up to receive winter relief assistance donated by the United Nations High...

    18. January 7, 2015

      Sri Lanka opposition backs anti-corruption probes

      Sri Lanka’s opposition has outlined plans for a wave of anti-corruption investigations targeting Chinese-funded...

    19. January 3, 2015

      Israel withholds Palestinian tax revenue

      Israel is to withhold the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinians as retaliation for their decision to join...

    20. January 2, 2015

      A new push is needed on multilateral co-operation

      Over the past year a co-operative world order — built around trade and the rule of law — has begun to creak and strain....

    21. December 31, 2014

      Palestinians to join international war crimes court

      The Palestinians on Wednesday evening signed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, making good on a...

    22. December 30, 2014

      UN Security Council rejects resolution on Palestinian statehood

      The UN Security Council has rejected a Jordanian resolution demanding an end to Israel’s occupation of land seized in the...

    23. December 28, 2014

      Malaria: Real and present danger

      Ka Lar Nar’s fellow east Myanmar villagers chuckle at the story of his periodic headaches because they know he likes his...

    24. December 26, 2014

      Take a stand against the armies of ignorance

      Peshawar? So 2014. So last year. No it isn’t. Peshawar is forever. If the world has any conscience and any courage, the...

    25. December 23, 2014

      Unbroken — film review

      There is something soul-killing about the title Unbroken. Doesn’t it tell us everything before we’ve bought our tickets? A...

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      December 23, 2014

      Hello 2015: the EM "catch up" themes to watch

      By Jorge Mariscal of UBS Wealth Management Over the past 20 years, 700m people have been lifted out of poverty in developing...

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      December 23, 2014

      Development aid: 'tis the season to be cutting

      Christmas is a time for giving, but not if you are Australia. Last week the government announced the second big cut in...

    28. Nick Butler

      December 21, 2014

      Forget Opec — sex and technology shape the oil market now

      Forget Opec. If cartels can’t control output, they can’t control prices and in due course they fall apart, usually with a...

    29. The World

      December 18, 2014

      Cuba and US trade: Two-minute guide to what next

      The move by US President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, to announce the tentative resumption of...

    30. December 18, 2014

      Denmark’s claim to North Pole fans geopolitical rivalry

      When a Russian submarine placed a flag on the seabed under the North Pole in 2007, some said it evoked a bygone age of...

    31. The World

      December 16, 2014

      Reporting Back: South Sudan

      In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s...

    32. December 16, 2014

      Palestinians push for UN deadline on Israeli withdrawal

      Palestinians are preparing for a confrontation with Israel and the US over a proposal for the UN Security Council to set a...

    33. December 15, 2014

      Denmark lays formal claim to North Pole

      The Great Game is heading to the Arctic. Just days before Christmas, Denmark has become the first country to lay formal...

    34. December 14, 2014

      Civil war threatens Libya’s eastern oil facilities

      Libya’s seven-month civil war threatened to spread to oil facilities in the country’s east after militias from the city of...

    35. December 14, 2014

      South Sudan braces for more conflict as leaders fail to agree peace

      Chinese construction workers are welding the final floor of the Juba’s tallest building — a $22m project with a rooftop...

    36. December 14, 2014

      UN climate agreement reached in marathon session

      The fortnight it took for UN climate talks to finally stagger to an end in Lima on Sunday morning has shaken many...

    37. December 13, 2014

      UN climate talks run into trouble

      UN global warming talks in Lima ran deep into overtime on Saturday after the US and China clashed over a work plan for a...

    38. December 13, 2014

      Climate talks struggle into overtime

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