Xiaolu Guo: ‘Rage and bitterness sent me into the world of literature’

Xiaolu Guo is a Chinese essayist and movie producer situated in London. She was named one of Granta's best youthful British authors in 2013, and has been shortlisted for the Orange prize. Her journal,...

Human Rights Watch report card gives Australia a fail for offshore detention

Papua New Guinea and Australia must move quickly to close the Manus Island detainment focus, nine months after the PNG incomparable court ruled it illicit and unlawful, Human Rights Watch has said. Human Rights Watch...

Mattis threatens Nato with reduced US support over defence spending

The new US guard secretary has conveyed a final proposal to Nato partners, saying they should either respect military spending promises or face the possibility of America "directing" its dedication to the transoceanic association. James...