|Hanging on to elections
Afghanistan is poised to hold presidential elections on 9 October in spite of the fast deteriorating security situation, writes Peter Willems
Comment: Good cop, bad cop?
Does Germany's interior minister really hate Muslims, or is he just providing a diversionary tactic? Abdel-Azim Hammad investigates
India and Pakistan are patching up their differences, reports Iffat Idris from Islamabad
Following in Boutros Boutros Ghali's footsteps? UN Secretary general Kofi Annan leaves the opening of the UN 59th session at UN headquarters after openly declaring that the US-led invasion of Iraq was a violation of international law. Annan's honeymoon with Washington now appears to be over (photo: AP)