Cameron claims Afghanistan ‘mission accomplished’
During a visit to British troops David Cameron has declared victory in the twelve-year war on the Afghan Taliban. Is his optimism about the country well-founded, or did he speak rashly?
‘Liberated’ Malians cheer as UK sends in troops
In just a fortnight, French troops have swept rebels from strongholds in Mali they occupied for almost a year. But as Britain joins the campaign, this ‘victory’ could be only the beginning.
Dozens of children butchered in Syria massacre
UN observers have confirmed horrifying reports from the town of Houla, which came under attack from Syrian government forces on Friday. This is the conflict’s worst confirmed atrocity so far.
Campaign to catch war criminal goes viral
For decades, Joseph Kony has enslaved children and forced them to wreak horror on their communities. Now, Facebook is echoing with calls to bring him to justice – but experts are critical.
Blood and tears in Syrian city as attack continues
Homs, in Syria, has been under attack for nearly a week, as troops loyal to President Assad launch rockets and shells into rebel-held areas. As casualties mount, tragic stories emerge.