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    1. February 26, 2015

      Failure in Paris would be grave, warns US climate envoy

      Failure to agree an international deal in Paris this year would have grave consequences for UN negotiations to counter...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Isis video shows militants destroying artefacts in Iraq

      Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis on Thursday released a video that appears to show the...

    3. February 26, 2015

      UN and Gulf back Yemeni president Hadi amid fears of civil war

      The UN and Gulf states have thrown their support behind Abd-Rabbu Hadi, Yemen’s ousted president, and called on the Houthi...

    4. February 24, 2015

      Rajendra Pachauri resigns as chairman of UN climate change body

      The world’s leading climate change authority has been jolted by the sudden resignation of its chairman, Rajendra Pachauri,...

    5. February 23, 2015

      Mossad leak casts doubt on Iran warnings

      As nuclear talks with Iran reach a crunch point, a leaked Mossad intelligence report has cast doubt on some of Israeli prime...

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      February 23, 2015

      Guest post: few options for Ukraine after latest defeats

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta Victory over Ukrainian forces at Debaltseve last week was the best present that...

    7. February 20, 2015

      Isis-linked jihadis claim deadly revenge attacks in Libya

      At least 45 people were killed and 70 wounded in suicide bombings in eastern Libya on Friday, claimed by a local affiliate...

    8. February 19, 2015

      Iran and west narrow gap in nuclear talks

      World powers and Iran are making “significant” progress towards a deal to curb Tehran’s ability to build an atomic bomb — so...

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      February 19, 2015

      Repatriated to Afghanistan

      Afghan refugee women, clad in a burqa, climb on a truck to be repatriated to Afghanistan, at the United Nations High...

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      February 18, 2015

      FirstFT - Greece seeks bailout, underpaid bankers, Martin Wolf on the dollar

      Greece is seeking a bailout extension along the lines proposed by Pierre Moscovici, the European Commission’s economic...

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      February 17, 2015

      Gilles of Binche carnival parade

      Gilles of Binche parade, a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest annual carnival in Belgium. ...

    12. February 17, 2015

      UN delays release of Sri Lanka war crimes report

      The UN will delay for six months a much-awaited report into alleged war crimes committed during Sri Lanka’s civil war,...

    13. February 16, 2015

      Ebola spurs healthcare insurance debate

      The one good thing to come from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa is a fresh debate on the urgency of improving access to...

    14. February 13, 2015

      Possibly our country’s greatest statesman

      Sir, Mark Mazower writes of the need for institutional co-operation (“From dawn to dusk — European democracy enters...

    15. February 13, 2015

      Deep divisions remain over future of climate talks in Paris

      The EU has criticised the glacial pace of UN negotiations on a global deal to combat climate change due to be signed in...

    16. February 12, 2015

      Yemen on brink of civil war, warns UN

      Yemen is descending into civil war as a backlash against the takeover of the government by Shia Houthi rebels becomes...

    17. February 12, 2015

      Guns are only half an answer for Ukraine

      Vladimir Putin has agreed to a ceasefire in Ukraine. Past experience says the Russian president will not keep his promises....

    18. February 11, 2015

      New migrant deaths off Italian coast spur calls for EU action

      As many as 300 people are feared dead after attempting to reach Italy on inflatable dinghies in stormy weather, in one of...

    19. February 10, 2015

      Angelina Jolie opens LSE centre studying war violence against women

      Europe’s first academic centre studying violence against women in war zones has been opened in London by the actor and UN...

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      February 9, 2015

      Art of Beckham

      David Beckham attends a press conference to mark his 10 years as a Unicef goodwill ambassador at Google’s headquarters in...

    21. February 5, 2015

      Business leaders back ambitious emissions reduction target

      The chief executive of Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Lipton tea, has urged world leaders to slash greenhouse gas...

    22. February 2, 2015

      Russia’s rap sheet against the west

      Over the course of nearly 15 years in power, Vladimir Putin has accumulated a long list of grievances with the west. Here...

    23. January 29, 2015

      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...

    24. January 28, 2015

      Hizbollah and Israeli strikes leave 3 dead

      Hizbollah attacked a Israeli military convoy on Wednesday morning, prompting Israel’s military to strike targets in southern...

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      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...

    26. 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...

    27. January 23, 2015

      The never-ending war on drugs

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      January 22, 2015

      The tribes of Davos

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    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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

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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...

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      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...

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      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...

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      ICC dispute highlights Israeli-Palestinian symbiosis

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

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