Cleric al-Khatib chosen to lead Syrians' new anti-Assad effort

Talking Point Mon 12 Nov, AT 10:21

Former imam to head Syria's government-in-waiting - but can he win over the rebels within Syria?

South Koreans upset with Japan for snubbing Gangnam Style

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Oct, AT 15:33

Rapper Psy hasn't topped the charts in Japan due to 'dispute over contested islands', claim South Koreans

Cameron at the UN

Syria: Cameron talks tough at UN but Russia unlikely to budge

First Reaction Thu 27 Sep, AT 15:24

Prime Minister says inaction over Syrian bloodshed will leave ‘terrible stain’ on UN’s reputation

Cameron boldly goes where Boris has gone before: Letterman

First Reaction Tue 25 Sep, AT 09:15

British PM will emulate his Tory rival Boris Johnson when he appears on the Late Show but is this wise?

Togo women call sex strike: history suggests it might work

Deja Vu Fri 31 Aug, AT 16:32

Activists calling for end to 'dictatorship' aren't the first to use sex as a political weapon...

US starts Agent Orange clean-up in Vietnam after 40 years

First Reaction Fri 10 Aug, AT 15:09

But some say clean-up of deadly Vietnam War-era chemical is too little, too late

Madonna fans call her a 'slut' and throw bottles at Paris gig

One-Minute Read Fri 27 Jul, AT 14:22

Singer was on stage for only 45 minutes and spent 15 of them 'wittering on about politics and tolerance'

Robert Fox

Syria: nothing can be done to stop bloodshed – but there is one hope

Mon 18 Jun, AT 09:39 Robert Fox

A senior UK diplomat says Assad's own Alawites might turn on his 'crooked' family. But Syria is not the only intractable crisis…

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Argentina and Falkland Islanders face off at United Nations

First Post Fri 15 Jun, AT 12:00

Argentine President Kirchner calls UK rule of Falklands ‘an affront’ as islanders’ offer of direct talks is ignored

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