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ICC Ignores Ideological Motive in Timbuktu Crimes

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 31st August 2016

A FUNDAMENTALIST has admitted the ‘destruction of historic and religious monuments’ in Mali. But what drove former civil servant Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi to attack the heritage sites?

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Aleppo horror: Be careful whose side you're on

by Elizabeth Kendal - 24th August 2016

LITTLE Omran Daqneesh has stared bloodied and confused from almost every newspaper on the planet in the past seven days. But there is another side to the horror in Aleppo – and children are dying there too.

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Vladimir Putin and St Vladimir, Church and State in Russia

by Charles Cameron - 17th August 2016

PRESIDENT Putin, backed by his friend Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, seems to be reviving the Romanovs in Russia. But what’s in it for Russia and what’s in it for him?

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