12 January 2016
The Tories have sent 1,000 British troops to Libya to defend oil fields threatened by the advance of Isis-supporting forces.
10 November 2015
Half cannot get enough care | Plenty of cash for prisons | Government taken to court
19 May 2015
The British government is leading a European Union (EU) plan to stop migrants coming across the Mediterranean by launching military strikes.
29 July 2014
Nigeria kills five at Gaza demo | Fresh clashes in eastern Ukraine | Libya descends further in chaos
06 June 2014
Western backed general Khalifa Haftar is attempting a coup in Libya. On 18 May he attacked the national parliament and rival militias.
15 October 2013
Paramilitaries kidnapped Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan for several hours last Thursday.
03 September 2013
Much of the media has written off the struggles that began the Arab Spring as either defeated or dangerous, but the revolutions aren’t over, writes Judith Orr