War

Could coronavirus lead to world peace?
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In Brief

Could coronavirus lead to world peace?

International leaders throw their weight behind plans for a global ceasefire – but will it hold?
17 Apr 2020
Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’
Cyprus rape case
In Depth

Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 8 January
8 Jan 2020
What a US war with Iran might look like
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In Depth

What a US war with Iran might look like

Senior Washington figures believe their nation may be heading towards another all-out armed conflict
8 Jan 2020
Who is Edward Gallagher?
Edward Eddie Gallagher, War crimes
In Depth

Who is Edward Gallagher?

Former Navy Seal ‘positioning himself as an influencer’ following controversial war crimes pardon
3 Jan 2020
What the Bougainville referendum means for the world
Bougainville
In Depth

What the Bougainville referendum means for the world

The tiny island nation is expected to vote for independence from Papua New Guinea
20 Nov 2019
The countries hit by major protests in 2019
Protest
In Depth

The countries hit by major protests in 2019

Millions have taken to the streets across the globe this year demanding change
19 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 14 November
14 Nov 2019

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How did World War 1 end?
World War One, First World War, Armistice
In Depth

How did World War 1 end?

The Queen marks Remembrance Sunday in central London
11 Nov 2019
What do the different coloured poppies mean?
White Poppy, Remembrance, World War One
In Depth

What do the different coloured poppies mean?

There are several to choose from
31 Oct 2019
Syria regime accused of brutal torture methods
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In Brief

Syria regime accused of brutal torture methods

Report reveals harrowing details of killing and mistreatment of prisoners
24 Oct 2019
What happened at the Battle of Trafalgar?
Battle of Trafalgar
In Depth

What happened at the Battle of Trafalgar?

Monday marks the 214th anniversary of Britain’s most famous naval victory
18 Oct 2019
Will Iran and the US go to war?
Trump Iran
In Brief

Will Iran and the US go to war?

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claims US is to build a ‘coalition’ to deter Iran
20 Sep 2019
The countries with nuclear weapons
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In Depth

The countries with nuclear weapons

IAEA meets in Vienna amid mounting nuclear tension over Iran
16 Sep 2019
US pullout from Afghanistan ‘risks total civil war’
Taliban Afghanistan Bomb
In Depth

US pullout from Afghanistan ‘risks total civil war’

Former envoys warn of power vacuum after Taliban launches Kabul bomb attack as Washington pledges to withdraw troops
4 Sep 2019
When will violence in Libya end?
Libya, War
In Depth

When will violence in Libya end?

Amnesty International warns of war crimes by both sides fighting in Tripoli
24 May 2019
How new military veterans amnesty law will work
Penny Mordaunt
In Depth

How new military veterans amnesty law will work

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt proposes law to prevent war crime prosecutions against British soldiers - with one controversial exception
15 May 2019
What is happening in Yemen?
Yemen
In Depth

What is happening in Yemen?

Activists warn of ‘worst famine in 100 years’ as Saudi-backed forces renew offensive on vital port city of Hodeida
7 Nov 2018
What does Russia want in Central Africa?
Central African Republic, War, Conflict
In Depth

What does Russia want in Central Africa?

EU and UN are keeping close eye on creeping Russian presence in the war-torn country
18 Oct 2018
Afghanistan resists offer to outsource Taliban war
Afghanistan
In Brief

Afghanistan resists offer to outsource Taliban war

President Ashraf Ghani dismisses plans laid out by private military contractor Blackwater
5 Oct 2018
Is Nicaragua the new Syria?
Nicaragua protests
In Depth

Is Nicaragua the new Syria?

Nikki Haley warns that Central American nation is travelling ‘down the same path’ to civil war
6 Sep 2018
The secret history of gay soldiers in World War I
World War One, First World War, Armistice
In Depth

The secret history of gay soldiers in World War I

Discrimination and persecution has led to gay soldiers of the Great War being seen as tragic figures, but this was not always the case
3 Aug 2018
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