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Is the Middle East now calmer than the West?

March 21, 2019 4:28 pm

People always think that wherever they are is the center of the world, but I always feel that Jerusalem actually is

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Why Greeks abhor and applaud Brexit

March 21, 2019 1:51 pm

British imperiousness appeals to Europe’s disenfranchised south

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Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has humiliated Britain

March 21, 2019 12:20 pm

And the Tories may never recover

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We thought New Zealand was safe from extremism. We were wrong

March 21, 2019 11:37 am

The attack has revealed the ugly rise of white supremacy

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Ghosts of the Balkan wars are returning in unlikely places

March 20, 2019 4:57 pm

What links the Christchurch killer with Serb leaders from the Nineties?

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‘The Islamic State will never die’

March 20, 2019 11:35 am

Their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us

nuke fest

How I learned to start worrying and fear the bomb

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm

Tensions between Russia and the US were on open display at ‘#NUKEFEST’

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Who should we blame for the New Zealand atrocity?

March 18, 2019 6:04 pm

Apart from the Christchurch gunman himself, it isn’t clear that anyone else is responsible for the massacre

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Theresa May should pledge to resign – it’s not too late to save her legacy

March 18, 2019 3:22 pm

No one can be certain whether her departure would result in the deal passing, but it would certainly make it more likely

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Emmanuel Macron has saved himself from political crisis – for now

March 17, 2019 11:37 am

The gilets jaunes have lost much of their momentum

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The most shocking thing about Trump’s Brexit comments? He’s right

March 14, 2019 2:04 pm

The president has been more consistent on how to leave the EU than most British politicians

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Brexit explained

March 14, 2019 11:22 am

It’s a disaster, and it’s not over yet

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If you forgive the IRA, then you must forgive the Parachute Regiment too

March 14, 2019 10:45 am

The hardest part to swallow of the Good Friday Agreement was the release of paramilitary prisoners

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Meltdown: three years on and we are no closer to a Brexit resolution

March 14, 2019 10:29 am

No one is in control and the country’s whole system of governance is creaking

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George Osborne: Britain will follow California’s suit and legalize pot

March 14, 2019 9:47 am

The UK’s former chancellor on Brexit, cannabis and editing a newspaper

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The British Parliament’s plot to thwart Brexit is complete

March 14, 2019 7:28 am

Bit by bit, blow by blow, motion by motion, the largest democratic vote in British history is slain

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The case for prosecuting Bloody Sunday ‘Soldier F’

March 14, 2019 6:39 am

The soldiers of 1 Para weren’t just unapologetic killers, but unrelenting liars

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What British voters must be offered in a second referendum

March 13, 2019 11:11 pm

The growing mood in Britain is that the country wants Brexit over and done with.

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Fear and loathing in the lobbies: how the British government whipped against itself – and lost

March 13, 2019 10:48 pm

MPs received a three-line whip by text, minutes before the vote

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British government in chaos after rebel ‘no deal’ amendment passes

March 13, 2019 4:26 pm

If you’re not confused, you haven’t been following closely enough

paul manafort

The fall of Paul John Manafort Jr.

March 13, 2019 3:50 pm

Last week the former Trump campaign manager caught a break. Now his luck has run out

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Third time’s the charm? We could be heading for another vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

March 12, 2019 4:58 pm

The withdrawal agreement went down by 149 votes — at the worst end of expectations

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Why the EU is so eager for Theresa May’s Brexit deal to pass

March 12, 2019 10:56 am

Thanks to the withdrawal agreement, the UK will have to adopt new EU legislation. This will only hand over more power to Brussels

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What about ‘the Benjamins’ coming from the Gulf states?

March 11, 2019 10:20 pm

If Ilhan Omar is so concerned about lobbying money, she should turn her sights on the UAE and Qatar

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Delhi notebook: Nuclear war is not around the corner

March 7, 2019 1:03 pm

Narendra Modi is soaking the country in stories of soldierly virtues