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    1. July 1, 2011

      When minds take flight

      Fiction Last Man in Tower, by Aravind Adiga, Atlantic, RRP£17.99, 432 pages Residents of an old Mumbai tower block are made...

    2. February 25, 2011

      New world disorder

      The Unfinished Global Revolution: The Limits of Nations and the Pursuit of a New Politics, by Mark Malloch Brown, Allen...

    1. February 24, 2011

      Taking sides is Obama’s best move

      In 2002 I authorised publication with the apparently inoffensive title of The Arab Human Development Report. Within days of...

    2. November 21, 2009

      Europe's computer-dating system badly malfunctions

      If the answer is Herman Van Rompuy and Cathy Ashton, what the hell was the question? Europe's choices for its new...

    3. The World

      November 20, 2009

      Europe's computer-dating system malfunctions

      By Gideon Rachman If the answer is Herman Van Rompuy and Cathy Ashton, what the hell was the question? Europe’s choices for...

    4. December 16, 2008

      UK is arguing for coherent international action in Congo

      From David Miliband MP. Sir, Your editorial "Rescuing Congo" (December 15) says that the UK actively discouraged the...

    5. December 16, 2008

      UK arguing for coherent international action in Congo

      From David Miliband MP. Sir, Your editorial “Rescuing Congo” (December 15) says that the UK actively discouraged the sending...

    6. February 8, 2008

      Brown's 'goats' trample all over Labour party policy

      To demonstrate his intention of heading a government that reached out across - and beyond - party lines Gordon Brown, UK...

    7. February 6, 2008

      New start in Africa

      Could the horror engulfing Kenya change the balance of power in Whitehall? I am told that questions are being asked at the...

    8. November 13, 2007

      Downing Street disowns undiplomatic language

      When Mark Malloch Brown (left) moved from the top ranks of the United Nations to represent Britain's interests abroad,...

    9. July 27, 2007

      Ties that bind: Bush, Brown and a different relationship

      There is no mystery, a wise Whitehall hand assured me the other day. The policy is the same as it ever was. Oh, and by the...

    10. July 26, 2007

      Bush, Brown and a different relationship

      There is no mystery, a wise Whitehall hand assured me the other day. The policy is the same as it ever was. Oh, and by the...

    11. July 22, 2007

      UK premier faces pull on special relationship

      Two days after terrorists drove a blazing vehicle into Glasgow airport last month, George W. Bush picked up a phone on Air...

    12. June 30, 2007

      Is this goodbye to 'Stalinist' Brown or only au revoir?

      For the past 10 years, Tony Blair has been one of the most slick performers on the world stage, dazzling with his...

    13. June 30, 2007

      Bevin offers hope of success to outsiders

      Gordon Brown's decision to give prominent ministerial jobs to non-politicians is far from being a new departure. Several...

    14. June 29, 2007

      A ‘Stalinist’ big tent?

      For the past 10 years, Tony Blair has been one of the most slick performers on the world stage, dazzling with his oratorical...

    15. June 29, 2007

      Big tent Brown's fleeing circus

      Er, is that it then? Gordon Brown hinted at a government of "all the talents". The mind's eye conjured up the political...

    16. June 29, 2007

      All change in Brown's big tent

      Gordon Brown pledged to "begin the work of change" when he entered Number 10 this week. Nobody scanning his new line-up can...

    17. June 29, 2007

      The fresh faces of cabinet

      Gordon Brown will today appoint Sir Digby Jones, the former CBI chief, as Britain's minister of trade and investment,...

    18. June 28, 2007

      Brown announces new UK cabinet

      Gordon Brown will on Friday appoint Sir Digby Jones, the former CBI chief, as Britain’s minister of trade and investment,...

    19. June 28, 2007

      Big tent Brown’s fleeing circus

      Er, is that it then? Gordon Brown hinted at a government of “all the talents”. The mind’s eye conjured up the political...

    20. June 27, 2007

      Britain under Brown

      After 10 years in office, Tony Blair is handing over power to Gordon Brown. Mr Brown has given the first indications of the...

    21. May 1, 2007

      Ex-deputy UN chief to help run Soros hedge fund group

      Sir Mark Malloch Brown, who recently stepped down as deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, has been appointed...

    22. January 4, 2007

      UN chief appoints senior aides to top posts

      Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, yesterday announced two revealing new appointments to his senior...

    23. January 3, 2007

      UN chief appoints senior aides to top posts

      Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, on Wednesday announced two revealing new appointments to his senior...

    24. December 30, 2006

      Garlands in honours list go to Blair critics

      Several of Tony Blair's harshest critics are garlanded in today's New Year honours - making the list a rollcall of...

    25. December 29, 2006

      Blair’s critics among New Year honours winners

      Several of Tony Blair’s harshest critics of 2006 are among those awarded in Saturday’s New Year honours, making the list...

    26. November 10, 2006

      More power for UN reps urged

      The United Nations should establish a network of much more powerful country representatives, with the authority to rein in...

    27. November 9, 2006

      More power for UN reps urged

      The United Nations should establish a network of much more powerful country representatives, with the authority to rein in...

    28. November 8, 2006

      UN food chief vows to end hunger

      Josette Sheeran, named yesterday as the new head of the United Nation's World Food Programme, pledged to seek ways of...

    29. August 31, 2006

      Donors pledge $940m to aid Lebanon

      International donors pledged $940m on Thursday to finance the near-term relief efforts for war-torn Lebanon, nearly double...

    30. August 18, 2006

      Bush calls on Paris to commit troops

      In an indication of the growing concern over France’s apparently lukewarm response to the creation of a United Nations...

    31. August 3, 2006

      Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes

      Human Rights Watch, the New York-based pressure group, accused Israel of war crimes on Thursday, saying its forces had...

    32. August 3, 2006

      Blair to tackle dissent over Lebanon stance

      Tony Blair will mount a vigorous defence today of his approach to the crisis in the Middle East and his close alliance with...

    33. August 2, 2006

      UK is urged to take back seat over Lebanon

      The US and UK were yesterday warned by the United Nations' second most senior official that as "the team that led on Iraq"...

    34. August 2, 2006

      Annan's deputy castigates UK and US

      The UK should take a back seat and the US should allow other countries to share the lead in diplomatic efforts to resolve...

    35. August 2, 2006

      Rice talks of an end to Lebanon conflict in days

      US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice last night said a ceasefire in the Lebanon conflict could be reached within days,...

    36. August 1, 2006

      Transcript: Interview with Mark Malloch Brown

      Mark Turner of the Financial Times interviewed Mark Malloch Brown, United Nations deputy secretary general, in New York on...

    37. August 1, 2006

      Blair urged to take Lebanon back seat

      The UK and US were on Tuesday warned by the United Nations’ second most senior official that as “the team that led on Iraq”...

    38. July 4, 2006

      Doha failure 'would make poverty fight more difficult'

      The world is making progress towards United Nations anti-poverty goals but a failure of global trade talks would make their...

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