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Flame computer virus is more sophisticated than Stuxnet

One-Minute Read
Tue 29 May, AT 10:41

Data-stealing virus has been lurking undetected in Middle East computers for up to five years

Mass grave at Houla after Syria massacre

What now for Syria as massacre leaves peace process in shreds?

Talking Point
Sun 27 May, AT 08:12

More than 90 people, including 32 children, killed as troops shell the village of Houla

New underwear bomb plot is proof of ‘perverse’ al-Qaeda

First Reaction
Tue 8 May, AT 12:00

Hillary Clinton urges vigilance as CIA intelligence foils attack on US-bound airliner

George Galloway won because his politics are truly popular

Point of View
Tue 3 Apr, AT 12:57

And unlike their parents, young (jobless) voters have no lingering loyalty to the Big Three parties

Hague faces calls to expel Syrian ambassador after Homs massacre

One-Minute Read
Sun 5 Feb, AT 12:42

London embassy was defended by riot police after attack by 150 protesters

The end of the world is nigh – or possibly not, actually

Tue 3 Jan, AT 08:32
Richard Ehrman

Largely unnoticed, the West's dependence on imported energy is finally starting to reduce

Nicolas Sarkozy cannot bear 'liar' Netanyahu

One-Minute Read
Tue 8 Nov, AT 11:50

French President's frank exchange with Barack Obama was overheard by journalists at the G20 summit