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  1. January 2, 2014

    Film review: The Missing Picture

    We are under the spell of The Missing Picture – an instant candidate for the year’s best documentary even in the year’s...

  2. August 16, 2013

    Devil’s advocate who leapt to the side of the indefensible

    Anti-colonialist, iconoclast and lawyer, Jacques Vergès was a Frenchman who gained international renown for defending some...

  1. May 24, 2013

    Cannes film festival: Out of the blue

    There are certain silences (you get them on good nights in Cannes) when a pin drop would sound like an atomic bomb. During...

  2. May 17, 2013

    Phnom Penh’s heritage under threat from building boom

    On rue 178, known as Art Street, behind high walls and a wrought-iron gate, sits an exquisite, yellow, two-floor colonial...

  3. March 14, 2013

    Ieng Sary dies during Khmer Rouge trial

    Ieng Sary, the former top diplomat of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime, spoke only briefly at the start of his trial...

  4. July 6, 2012

    Do you believe in progress?

    Around the corner from me here in Paris is a café called Le Progrès. I imagine its pavement tables a century ago, populated...

  5. February 3, 2012

    UN court sentences Khmer Rouge chief to life

    Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal has rejected an appeal by Khmer Rouge commander Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, and...

  6. September 9, 2011

    Pol Pot’s portrait painter who captured the pain of a nation

    Nothing brings home the industrial scale of the horror the Khmer Rouge inflicted on Cambodia as much as Tuol Sleng, the...

  7. June 27, 2011

    Four senior Khmer Rouge leaders to stand trial

    By Tim Johnston in Bangkok More than 30 years after the overthrow of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime, its four most...

  8. June 20, 2011

    Judges accused as Pol Pot aides face trial

    The four most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge regime that devastated Cambodia more than three decades ago will...

  9. February 25, 2011

    ‘Please, United Nations – save Libya’

    An emotional appeal by Abdurrahman Shalgham, the Libyan envoy to the UN and a life-long friend of Muammer Gaddafi, to save...

  10. March 3, 2010

    ITV

    This is “day zero” for ITV, the broadcaster’s chairman Archie Norman declared on Wednesday, in a somewhat unfortunate echo...

  11. May 19, 2009

    Investors and local business ready to reap peace dividend

    In a hotel on the spectacular seafront of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, a local business group organised a modestly...

  12. May 19, 2009

    Business looks to prospects and problems in north

    In a hotel on the spectacular seafront of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, a local business group organised a modestly...

  13. May 18, 2009

    Business looks to prospects in Sri Lanka

    In a hotel on the spectacular seafront of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, a local business group organised a modestly...

  14. April 1, 2009

    Khmer Rouge torturer seeks forgiveness for his crimes

    A prominent member of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has for the first time publicly accepted responsibility and...

  15. March 31, 2009

    Torturer gives first Khmer Rouge apology

    A prominent member of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime on Tuesday for the first time publicly accepted responsibility...

  16. January 7, 2009

    Khmer Rouge chief to go on trial

    Three decades after the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, the country might finally have a start date...

  17. August 2, 2008

    TV films

    Shamelessly entertaining, the Die Hard franchise can be sampled at various times, though not chronologically, on Saturday....

  18. May 17, 2008

    Terror's Advocate

    Terror's Advocate Barbet Schroeder 135 mins (12A) A sort of dominatrix documentary, gleeful in its cruel intelligence. We...

  19. April 26, 2008

    A life of going against the grain

    Barbet Schroeder is unhappy with the noise in the lobby of the deluxe Gray d’Albion Hotel, Cannes. So he takes me off to the...

  20. September 19, 2007

    Khmer Rouge leader arrested

    Cambodian police on Wednesday arrested the second-highest member of the Khmer Rouge’s hierarchy, bringing a special...

  21. September 17, 2007

    Interview: June Mulroy, executive director of business delivery, Pensions Regulator

    Members of the UK's remaining 7,800 defined benefit pension schemes can probably sleep easily in the know-ledge that June...

  22. August 25, 2007

    Observers puzzle over comparison to Vietnam

    President George W. Bush's speech this week suggesting that the US should exorcise the ghosts of Vietnam by staying the...

  23. August 24, 2007

    Better Chávez than Pinochet or Mobutu

    From Mr Alastair Mackay-James. Sir, Peter Munk (Letters, August 22) refers to the suppression of independent media,...

  24. August 22, 2007

    Stop Chávez demagoguery before it is too late

    From Mr Peter Munk. Sir, Your editorial "Chávez in control" (August 17) was way too benign a characterisation of a...

  25. June 30, 2007

    The last of the communists

    COMRADES: A World History of Communism by Robert Service Macmillan £25, 592 pages FT bookshop price: £20 COMMUNISTS AND...

  26. June 29, 2007

    The last of the communists

    Though communism’s corpses pile up much higher than fascism’s, people find it easy to imagine a decent communist, but not a...

  27. June 14, 2007

    Background

    Led by Pol Pot - the feared "Brother Number One", the Khmer Rouge captured Phnom Penh in April 1975, promptly launching a...

  28. May 26, 2007

    A Model American

    A Model American by Elsie Burch Donald Doubleday £14.99, 304 pages FT bookshop price: £11.99 A Model American takes place...

  29. March 31, 2007

    Dance

    Onegin John Cranko's admirably made-after-Pushkin tear-jerker is running its course at the Royal Opera House, with...

  30. March 24, 2007

    Dance

    Push - Last Chance Here is your last chance this season to see Sylvie Guillem in fascinating form with the choreographer...

  31. January 13, 2007

    We must denounce hate speech consistently if we are to make inroads in an era of 'youth-bulge wars'

    From Mr Eric D. Tucker. Sir, I very much appreciate Christopher Caldwell's discussion of Gunnar Heinsohn's theories on why...

  32. December 15, 2006

    FITTING JUSTICE FOR MILOSEVIC

    In the days after Slobodan Milosevic died in his cell on March 11, writes Richard Holbrooke, the news business had settled...

  33. September 23, 2006

    Baptism of the dire

    Name changes can work, as Saloth Sar, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and Robert LeRoy Parker found. For corporations, rebranding...

  34. August 9, 2006

    Cambodia to call up spectres of its tortured past

    In 1962, Kaing Geuk Eav, an earnest and politicised mathematician from rural Cambodia, spent a year at Phnom Penh's...

  35. June 24, 2006

    Asking believers to ignore what led them to belief

    From Mr John A. L. Borgars. Sir, The world would be a significantly better place if reality matched Eric Salzen's...

  36. March 14, 2006

    Rough justice for Milosevic is as fitting as a tribunal verdict

    In the three days since Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav strongman, died in his cell in the fifth year of his trial...

  37. March 13, 2006

    Rough justice is a fitting end for Milosevic

    In the three days since Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav strongman, died in his cell in the fifth year of his trial...

  38. December 30, 2005

    Novels for a new year

    The beginning of 2006 sees a rush of new fiction worth reading from writers both old and new. One of the highlights is...

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