US diplomat issues warning on 'dangerous' defence imbalance

One-Minute Read
Tue 10 Mar, AT 13:11

Samantha Power urges Europe to increase military spending and provide more peacekeepers

Palestine: hour has arrived - to find a dynamic new leader

Tue 30 Sep, AT 18:57
Venetia Rainey

It's also time to reduce the role of the Middle East's chief mediator – the United States

Why is Libya being governed from a Greek car ferry?

Wed 10 Sep, AT 12:54

Libya's parliament has decamped to a ship in the country's east, while Islamist militants roam the capital of Tripoli

An Iranian missile on display during a military parade

Iran has eliminated enriched uranium stockpile, says UN

One-Minute Read
Mon 21 Jul, AT 12:30

Iran upholds part of international agreement, as nuclear talks extended until September


Iraqi militants 'have seized nuclear material'

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 Jul, AT 09:48

Ambassador warns the UN that stolen uranium could be used for terrorist acts

IPCC report: 'no one will be untouched by climate change'

Mon 31 Mar, AT 09:40

UN panel publishes most comprehensive climate change study yet, but will it prove controversial?

Syrian peace talks resume in Geneva as hundreds escape Homs

Mon 10 Feb, AT 12:51

Ceasefire set to continue in the 'capital of the revolution', but what's next for Geneva II?

Victoria Nuland

US official apologises for 'f*** the EU' comment - audio

First Reaction
Fri 7 Feb, AT 10:39

Assistant secretary of state, Victoria Nuland, apologises to EU counterparts for 'undiplomatic language'

Syria: Iran invitation throws peace talks into 'disarray'

One-Minute Read
Mon 20 Jan, AT 09:07

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran

South Sudan: why does Africa's newest state face civil war?

Tue 7 Jan, AT 10:05

The worsening conflict in South Sudan could become a 'fully-fledged war' if no action is taken, says UN