Douglas Alexander

 
Tamil Tigers vow to beat back army offensive
Tamil Tigers vow to beat back army offensive
Sri Lankan soldiers pressured the Tamil Tigers' last stronghold on the Jaffna Peninsula on Wednesday, while the separatist rebels vowed to overcome...
'It's like inviting Pol Pot to a human rights conference'
'It's like inviting Pol Pot to a human rights conference'
Robert Mugabe made a surprise appearance on Monday at a world food summit in Rome, drawing fierce criticism from the British government, which...
West urged to cancel $400bn of poor countries' debt
West urged to cancel $400bn of poor countries' debt
A further $400-billion of debt relief for the world's poorest countries is needed despite a decade of progress, the Jubilee Debt Campaign warns on...
Mugabe steals spotlight in Europe
Mugabe steals spotlight in Europe
His arrival may have been low-key, but veteran Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is likely to steal the spotlight at this weekend's European...
Burma tightens access to disaster zone
Burma tightens access to disaster zone
Burma tightened access to its cyclone disaster zone on Wednesday, turning back foreigners and ignoring pleas to accept outside experts who could...
UK: Mugabe's presence at food summit 'obscene'
UK: Mugabe's presence at food summit 'obscene'
Britain criticised as obscene the presence of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at this week's global food summit in Rome, saying he had inflicted...
Brown seeks to quell revolt after elections
Brown seeks to quell revolt after elections
Prime Minister Gordon Brown is looking to make popular concessions in a bid to win back support for his beleaguered Labour government after its...
Mugabe blasts West for seeking 'regime change'
Mugabe blasts West for seeking 'regime change'
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe accused the West on Tuesday of seeking to provoke "illegal regime change" by crippling his country economically....