Campaign Of Terror

Masterminds of terror

Firas and Amr al-Absi emerged from the chaos of the Syrian civil war to engineer a campaign to horrify the West and recruit the fighters who would go on to attack civilians in Paris and Brussels


Colombia’s path to peace

After more than a half century of war, the Colombian government is close to a peace deal with the FARC rebel group, but the challenge of reintegrating former combatants casts a long shadow over the process


Capital games in a post-Boris London

A worsening housing crisis is the first priority of whoever wins the May 5 election for London mayor, but the capital’s challenges are complex, and City Hall has only limited powers to resolve them


The Month

April 2016: news highlights

From a handgun disguised as a smartphone to Barack Obama's official visit to the UK, we chart April's news highlights

Big Deal

Million-dollar prize for humanitarian heroism

Marguerite Barankitse, who rescued thousands of orphans during the Rwandan genocide, has won the inaugural Aurora Prize


UK burned by China’s steel meltdown

China is dumping steel onto the international markets, forcing down prices and causing a crisis in the UK’s manufacturing industry


Clark fires starting gun in UN election race

The selection process for the next UN secretary-general has begun with a call to inject some transparency into a notoriously closed election


The safety feature that could unseat a president

South African president Jacob Zuma has narrowly avoided impeachment, but the extensive and state-funded renovations to his house continue to be a source of anger


Cracking the shell companies

The ‘Panama Papers’, leaked documents detailing how world leaders and their families have money held in shell companies, has once again exposed the dubious business of tax havens

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