|Sixty years on
Sixty years ago this week the world entered what is euphemistically known as "the atomic age" but what was, for residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...
The gloves are off
Unveiling proposals for sweeping new anti-terrorist measures, Blair leads Britain away from the halcyon days of liberalism, writes Ahmed Reda in London
Russia turns east
Moscow searches for ways to oppose US global domination, writes Mona Khalil
West comes to Russia's rescue
Once again Russia's technical capabilities were called into question. Unlike the 2000 sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk, when all 118 aboard died, the latest undersea Russian drama ended happily, thanks to British and American intervention.
Whither enlightened moderation?
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf is between a rock and a hard place confronting domestic Islamist forces and international demands, reports Iffat Idris