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  1. September 19, 2008

    North Korea resumes work on nuclear plant

    North Korea has started reassembling its nuclear plant at Yongbyon in a move that further jeopardises a deal to denuclearise...

  2. September 13, 2008

    US hits back at Chávez and Morales

    Washington yesterday labelled presidents Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Evo Morales of Bolivia as weak and desperate, as...

  1. September 13, 2008

    Gibes at Chávez and Morales

    Washington said yesterday presidents Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Evo Morales of Bolivia were weak and desperate, after...

  2. September 13, 2008

    Envoys to pore over small print

    The European Union last night said it was reconsidering plans to levy renewed sanctions against leading figures in the...

  3. September 13, 2008

    Envoys to pore over small print

    The European Union last night said it was reconsidering plans to levy renewed sanctions against leading figures in the...

  4. September 12, 2008

    US hits back at Venezuela and Bolivia

    Washington on Friday labelled presidents Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Evo Morales of Bolivia as weak and desperate, as...

  5. September 12, 2008

    Europeans rethink sanctions

    The European Union said on Friday it was rethinking plans to levy renewed sanctions against leading figures in the...

  6. September 11, 2008

    Lebanon assassination raises tensions

    The assassination of a pro-Syrian politician has heightened tensions in Lebanon, less than a week before talks begin aimed...

  7. September 9, 2008

    US puts Moscow nuclear deal on hold

    The US announced on Monday that it was putting a showpiece nuclear agreement with Russia on hold in one of the strongest...

  8. August 1, 2008

    Senate edges US towards Libyan accord

    Washington moved closer to full resumption of diplomatic relations with Tripoli yesterday after the US Senate passed...

  9. August 1, 2008

    Senate edges US towards Libyan accord

    Washington moved closer to full resumption of diplomatic relations with Tripoli yesterday after the US Senate passed...

  10. July 31, 2008

    Karadzic alleges US death threats

    Radovan Karadzic told a United Nations war crimes tribunal on Thursday he had been in hiding for most of the past 13 years...

  11. May 12, 2008

    US accuses Iran and Syria of aiding chaos in Beirut

    The scenes of chaos and confusion in Beirut in recent days have worried the Bush administration, which has identified...

  12. May 11, 2008

    Iran and Syria accused over Beirut chaos

    The scenes of chaos and confusion in Beirut in recent days have worried the Bush administration, which has identified...

  13. March 26, 2008

    US pressurises India over civil nuclear deal

    The US has stepped up its efforts to persuade India to proceed with the civil nuclear deal between the two countries, amid...

  14. March 25, 2008

    US presses India on nuclear deal

    The US has stepped up its bid to persuade India to proceed with the civil nuclear deal between the two countries, amid fears...

  15. March 22, 2008

    Hispanic governor backs 'once in a lifetime leader'

    Senator Barack Obama yesterday received a long sought-after endorsement from Bill Richardson, a former rival for the...

  16. March 15, 2008

    Call for Chinese restraint on Tibet

    Washington and Brussels called on Beijing last night to act with restraint in dealing with widespread protests in Tibet and...

  17. February 23, 2008

    Belgrade split over response to mob violence

    Mob violence against western embassies in Belgrade on Thursday night has left the Serbian government divided, with the...

  18. February 22, 2008

    Body found as riot hits US embassy

    The US branded Serbia's behaviour yesterday as "unacceptable" and condemned the country's government for what it said was...

  19. February 22, 2008

    Body found as rioters attack US embassy

    The US branded Serbia's behaviour yesterday as "unacceptable" and condemned the country's government for what it said was...

  20. February 21, 2008

    Serbia faces world condemnation

    Germany on Friday warned Serbia of negative consequences for the country’s relations with the European Union if protests...

  21. February 14, 2008

    Hizbollah commander killed

    Hizbollah was dealt a blow yesterday after a senior commander, and one of the US and Israel's most wanted men, was killed...

  22. February 12, 2008

    US shrugs off threat by Chávez to cut oil

    Threats by Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president, to suspend oil shipments to the US as a result of a legal battle with...

  23. February 11, 2008

    US shrugs off Chávez threat over oil

    Threats by Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s president, to suspend oil shipments to the US as a result of a legal battle with...

  24. January 10, 2008

    AU chief meets leaders as refugees flee city

    The head of the African Union yesterday held separate talks with President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga in...

  25. January 4, 2008

    Libya makes first visit to US in 25 years

    Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, on Thursday welcomed her Libyan counterpart to the state department, the first such...

  26. November 27, 2007

    Putin blames US for OSCE poll boycott

    Vladimir Putin accused the US on Monday of attempting to damage the credibility of Russia's parliamentary elections by...

  27. November 27, 2007

    Grim portents for Mideast peace talks

    The most ambitious effort in almost a decade to secure peace in the Middle East begins in Annapolis today with Israel and...

  28. November 21, 2007

    Mideast conference faces battle to bridge rift

    Egypt is to host a mini-summit of Arab leaders in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday as pressure mounts...

  29. November 21, 2007

    Annapolis talks face battle to bridge rift

    The Israeli and Palestinian leaders are expected to attend a peace conference in the US next week, even though the joint...

  30. November 2, 2007

    Rice steps in as staff shun Iraq postings

    Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, has stepped into a dispute with her staff about mandatory postings in Iraq, a plan...

  31. November 2, 2007

    Rice steps in as diplomats shun Iraq jobs

    Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, has stepped into a dispute with her staff about mandatory postings in Iraq, a plan...

  32. October 29, 2007

    US Baku embassy ‘target of attack’

    The US embassy in Azerbaijan was on full alert on Monday after security forces in the oil-rich republic said it had been the...

  33. October 10, 2007

    US urged to engage with Syria

    Several former senior US officials on Wednesday warned President George W. Bush that next month’s conference on the Middle...

  34. October 10, 2007

    White House denies mistakes in building of giant Baghdad embassy

    The White House yesterday sought to counter accusations that its plans to build the biggest embassy in the world were over...

  35. September 18, 2007

    Iraqi anger over Blackwater prompts review

    Iraq on Tuesday launched a review of all private security companies operating in the country, after Sunday’s fatal shoot-out...

  36. August 10, 2007

    US climate talks will build on positive momentum

    From Mr Sean McCormack. Sir, Your article "Bush to host rival climate talks to UN" (August 4) implies that "the US is...

  37. August 8, 2007

    Britain calls for US to free detainees

    Britain has asked the US to release five UK residents held at Guantánamo Bay, in a policy reversal that could signal a...

  38. August 7, 2007

    Britain in call for US to release detainees

    Britain has asked the US to release five UK residents held at Guantánamo Bay, in a policy reversal that could mark a tougher...

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