The reign of Elizabeth I was the first time that Muslims began openly living in England. It stemmed from the queen’s isolation from Catholic Europe and her excommunication by Pope Pius V in 1570. Attitudes towards Islam then have parallels for us today, writes
Sat, 28 May, 2016
IN his letter (April 12), Mark Cronin reasserts the British view that the Turks bear responsibility for being invaded at Gallipoli because “the pro-German faction within the Turkish government was the controlling party in the lead-up to the war”.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
Sarajevo. What does the name conjure up in your mind? Aerial bombardments in the 1990s are one possibility; the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip, triggering the First World War, is another.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2007
Iraq has re-entered the world oil market with its first shipment of crude since the war, but sabotage and looting along its largest pipeline delayed the flow of freshly pumped oil – the key to the reconstruction of an economy devastated by sanctions and war.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2003