The tolerance shown towards Christians in Syria is unlikely to survive Assad's overthrow by Sunnis
If President Christofias doesn't like the EU's bailout conditions he could go to Moscow instead
Insurer withdraws cover from cargo ship allegedly taking helicopters to Assad
UN human rights boss Navi Pillay lists Canada alongside Russia for its 'alarming' Bill 78
Clinton accuses Moscow of feeding Syrian conflict as UN peacekeeping chief calls unrest 'civil war'
An absorbing encounter between the Euro 2012 rivals was marred by riots between their fans in Warsaw
Britain, France and the US expel Syrian diplomats after weekend atrocity as calls for military intervention grow
'It's not all bad here' say Ukrainians, and just wait until Russia hosts the World Cup
Gunners face competition for stoppers. Fulham and Newcastle hope to lure Raul to England
Russian scientists make discovery after spotting giant two-metre fin emerging from North Pacific
Who shot German Gorbuntsov, why did they want him dead – and who was the blonde?
Hwang Woo-Suk, once accused of fakery, aims to recreate woolly mammoth with elephant's help
Russians responsible for human rights abuses should not be able to 'buy up property in Knightsbridge' says MP
Vladimir Putin faces new round of protests as reports of electoral fraud flood in
Putin looks set to win Russia’s presidential election easily, so why the bizarre PR stunt?
Last president of the Soviet Union warns Putin to learn from Margaret Thatcher's mistake