Tony Blair

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is shown sitting and listening while wearing a dark suit and red tie.

Leaked ‘Pandora’ records show how the powerful shield assets

Global Politics

A new report sheds light on how world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars.

The coffin of Lance Corporal Shaun Brierley, of Britain's 212 Signal Squadron, who was killed on duty in the Gulf on March 30, is carried from a Boeing C-17 aircraft at RAF Brize Norton in Oxforshire, Britain, April 8, 2003.

For parents of a fallen British soldier, long-simmering rage after a report condemning the Iraq War


Ukraine waits in suspense, and China blocks embarrassing details of secret bank accounts

Global Scan

New evidence suggests systematic torture by Syria’s government

Global Scan

In Syria, 2014 looks to be more of the same

Global Scan

European court OKs extradition of terror suspects to the United States

Global Politics

In a closely-watched European court case, an EU human rights court said five terror suspects in the U.K. would not have their human rights violated if they were extradited to the United States. The case was viewed as a sort of referendum on the U.S. criminal justice system.

Tributes to Apple co-founder, innovator Steve Jobs


Heads of state, business and technology leaders, and throngs of consumers, who were touched by his products, are paying tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday at age 56.

British Cartoonist Steve Bell Draws American Presidents

Global Politics

Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell’s leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.

The World

Extradition of Alleged Terror Suspects to US Backed by European Court

Conflict & Justice

The European Court of Human Rights has backed the extradition of Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects from the UK to the United States.

Meryl Streep as ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher

Global Politics

Margaret Thatcher: the mere mention of her name still provokes strong feelings in Britain. Now the Iron Lady is back – on the big screen.