Abu Dhabi: the city where citizenship is not an option

Cities is supported by About this content Wednesday 13 December 2017 07.00 GMTLast modified on Wednesday 13 December 2017 13.21 GMT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View more sharing options Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Close Abu Dhabi Indian School, founded […]

Nelson MandelaFamily voices dismay at funeral corruption claims

Nelson Mandela’s funeral took place in his home village of Qunu in Eastern Cape, one of South Africa’s poorest provinces.Photograph: Elmond Jiyane/AP South Africa Nelson Mandela’s family voice dismay at funeral corruption claims South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog alleges £16m intended for memorial events in 2013 was stolen and misspent by officials Jason Burke and agencies […]

Collusion, Kremlin control … and cowsPutin glides through annual Q&A

Vladimir Putin fielded questions about major geopolitical issues and matters closer to home.Photograph: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Vladimir Putin Collusion, Kremlin control … and cows: Putin glides through annual Q&A ‘This is not a discussion,’ Russian president reminds one questioner during marathon press conference in Moscow Shaun Walker in Moscow Thursday 14 December 2017 16.18 GMTLast […]

Syria’Golden opportunity’ lost as peace talks collapse

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura says the Syrian government delegation refused to engage at the Geneva peace talks.Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Syria ‘Golden opportunity’ lost as Syrian peace talks collapse UN special envoy blasts Bashar al-Assad, who is ‘unwilling to meet anyone with a different opinion’ Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Thursday 14 […]

‘Risk to our way of life’Russia ‘could cut off internet to Nato countries’

Russian ships have been regularly spotted close to the Atlantic cables.Photograph: Guy Pool/MoD Crown Copy/PA Nato Russia could cut off internet to Nato countries, British military chief warns Air Chief Marshall Peach says Russian ships have been spotted close to Atlantic cables that carry communications between Europe and the US Ewen MacAskill Defence correspondent Thursday […]