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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

      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...

    1. 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...

    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...

    3. 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...

    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 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...

    31. 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...

    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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