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FactCheck: would Labour’s War Powers Act work?
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for a War Powers Act to require the government to get parliamentary approval before military interventions. But would it actually achieve the accountability Labour want?
What does the UN’s Syria resolution tell us?
A draft UN resolution on Syria aims to ensure that President Bashar al-Assad relinquishes his grip on power. But what else does the document say? Jonathan Rugman reads between the lines.
Critical Sri Lanka report sent to Human Rights Council
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has sent a report highly critical of the actions of government troops in the final months of Sri Lanka’s civil war to the UN Human Rights Council.
UN’s Libya vote: who voted for what
There was a split between the UN Security Council’s permanent members when they came to vote on a Libyan no-fly zone resolution. So who voted for what – and why?
Sexual violence in Congo – hearing the women's stories
The endemic sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not an unreported story – but reporting itself cannot make the difference, as Lindsey Hilsum writes of new hope that the perpetrators could be caught.