Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets in action

RAF fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian warplanes

One-Minute Read Thu 24 Apr, AT 10:33

Typhoon fighter jets sent to investigate Russian long-range bombers approaching UK airspace

Robert Fox

Ukraine crisis: EU and Nato's intellectual shambles exposed

Mon 14 Apr, AT 12:00 Robert Fox

A quarter of a century after the Cold War, dreams of harmony and consensus are shot to pieces

Taliban attack on Karzai HQ a 'huge propaganda victory'

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Jun, AT 12:28

Gun and bomb assault on president's Kabul palace is 'audacious', but does it mean Taliban are divided?

Crispin Black

Run up a white flag: We've surrendered to the Taliban

Thu 20 Jun, AT 12:28 Crispin Black

If we've decided to 'cut and run' by holding talks with Afghan insurgents, why not just cut and run now?

Afghanistan war

IED kills three British troops in Helmand province

First Reaction Wed 1 May, AT 09:18

PM admits UK is paying 'high price' for Afghanistan mission as British death toll rises to 444

Cyprus: risk of new 'cold war' as Putin threatens loan pull-out

First Post Tue 19 Mar, AT 10:33

Ordinary Cypriots are sympathetic to the Russians, who have boosted economy during the recession

'Good Taliban' Mullah Nazir killed in US drone attack

One-Minute Read Thu 3 Jan, AT 13:34

Fears that violence will escalate after killing of Taliban leader praised for peaceful stance with Pakistan

Nadia Sediqqi killing highlights threat to Afghan women

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Dec, AT 11:37

Murder of a senior bureaucrat proves that women face spiralling violence in Afghanistan

Turkey set to deploy Patriot missiles on Syrian border

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Dec, AT 16:01

Turkish request to Nato comes as fears grow of Assad using chemical weapons

Nobel ridiculed as 2012 Peace Prize is awarded to the EU

First Reaction Fri 12 Oct, AT 11:34

Controversial, political, comical: after twice rejecting EU membership, Norwegians give award to Brussels

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