Greek debt now yields over 23 percent. Default is all but certain
Sweden claims the most "progressive" army in the world. But it's not always easy to stay on message.
Pakistan is going to extraordinary lengths to raise tax revenue. But they and the rest of us would do much better just to cut taxes.
The West has a damaging tendency to ignore events inside Saudi Arabia. But we can ill afford to overlook current upheavals in the Kingdom.
Attempts to impose a peace plan from the outside are the height of folly and would risk renewed violence
Repressive regimes are increasingly nervous about the internet. They are doing everything they can to stamp out new forms of dissent.
Polly Toynbee pleases her readers with personal attacks on her opponents and a worrying approach to factual accuracy. It’s a shameful statement on the mindset she represents
Islamic extremists and their supporters are abusing the term "Islamophobia". The real victims of anti-Muslim hate are paying the price.
Trevor Norwitz is a lawyer who has corresponded with Richard Goldstone over several months. Here he explains how Goldstone's anti-Israeli report descended into farce.
The leader of the Liberal Democrats is taking a lot of stick. But he has truly put country before party and deserves more respect.
Some schools are now putting CCTV in children's toilets. When will we stand up and fight for our liberties?
The Iranian leader rarely misses an opportunity to threaten Israel. Today he also said the United States “had no place among the nations”.
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David Cameron attempts to calm talk of rifts in his coalition government over voting reform as the "no" vote ups its lead in the polls
At times, David Cameron has spoken like the greatest defender of Western values since Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. At others, he has sounded like a multi-culturalist, desperate to gain approval from the liberal-establishment.
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