Syria's vacant chair

Arab League summit split by turmoil in Syria and Egypt

Briefing Wed 26 Mar, AT 09:06

Little to celebrate as divided Arab League meets for 25th anniversary summit in Kuwait

Robert Fox

528 death sentences: more proof that Egypt is out of control

Tue 25 Mar, AT 14:18 Robert Fox

Al-Sisi needs to get a grip if US and secular middle classes are to support his leadership

Afghanistan elections

Why Afghanistan's elections are a critical test of peace

Briefing Mon 24 Mar, AT 15:08

As international troops begin to leave Afghanistan and violence continues, the world is watching this crucial vote

Egypt sentences 528 Muslim Brotherhood backers to death

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Mar, AT 12:39

Ruling is the largest death sentence in Egypt's modern history; army accused of 'new dictarorship'

Why did Turkey shoot down a Syrian warplane?

Briefing Mon 24 Mar, AT 12:01

Turkey says fighter plane violated its borders, but Syria says Turkey's internal politics are to blame

Crispin Black

Why are Polish men in London getting military call-up papers?

Mon 24 Mar, AT 11:21 Crispin Black

Poland feels vulnerable to Putin’s aggression: and let’s not forget, we’d be bound to help - as we did in 1939

Turkey Twitter ban

US condemns Turkey Twitter ban as ‘21st-century book burning’

One-Minute Read Sun 23 Mar, AT 10:53

Turkish government stands by ban, saying ‘no global company is above the law’

Pope gives speech

Pope tells mafia: repent or go to hell

One-Minute Read Sat 22 Mar, AT 08:15

Francis launches the most outspoken attack by a pontiff

The mystery of flight MH370: 7 other planes that vanished

Talking Point Fri 21 Mar, AT 13:50

Flight MH370 is not the first to disappear. Here are seven other mysteries and one far-fetched lunar tale

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