Colin Freeman

Europe

The West has left Armenia to fend for itself

After three decades of low-level war, and six weeks of shelling, the chances of multicultural harmony are remote

By Colin Freeman

Middle East

Why the US assassination of Iran’s top general didn’t spark a war

Iraq finally has the sort of leader the West has hoped for

By Colin Freeman

Middle East

Macer Gifford: my fight against Isis

The British trader on death threats, Shamima Begum and a looming crisis

By Colin Freeman

Middle East

Shia chaos

The militia that’s holding Iraq hostage

By Colin Freeman

Where did it all go wrong in Guinea?

President Condé has begun to succumb to African Strongman Syndrome

By Colin Freeman

Faith

Revealed: Boko Haram’s child army

Kids begging on the streets provide a potentially limitless recruitment pool

By Colin Freeman

Pirates of the Caribbean: How Venezuela’s near collapse is causing a crisis on the seas

Families are scavenging to survive. It’s not quite Somalia – but it isn’t far off

By Colin Freeman

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