Facing multiple charges of war crimes, case against commander for Uganda’s notorious LRA sets off into complex moral waters
Jan 26, 2015
Abdullah had been seriously ill for several weeks, suffering from pneumonia and breathing only with the help of a tube
Jan 22, 2015
After a gathering of ministers from 21 countries, allies once more expanded the definition of what they’re trying to achieve, even before they achieve their initial aims
Jan 22, 2015
Anti-Islam group active in Germany has earmarked Manchester and Newcastle for mass protests as it seeks to shed its racist label
Jan 21, 2015
Newspaper's decision to cover up appears to have been months in the making
Jan 20, 2015
The gritty port city is now at the centre of a new campaign to integrate Muslims into mainstream society, but deadly attacks in Paris, coupled with news that six local men joined Islamic State in 2013, have divided the community, fuelling support for far-right wing politicians and leading to a sense of disenfranchisement among young Muslims
Jan 18, 2015
Already, it’s “with-us-or-against us” time, borrowing from the pose the United States struck following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001
Jan 13, 2015
Outside the funeral home near the River Seine, a family friend of one of the Hyper Cacher victims said he understood the impulse to leave, but hoped most of France’s Jewish community would stand its ground
Jan 12, 2015
Bernard Holtrop, better known in France by his nom deplume of Willem, vows to keep poking fun while preparing for the release this week of a special issue of the satirical newspaper
Jan 11, 2015
The Interior Ministry said it was likely the largest demonstration in Paris since the city’s 1944 liberation from Nazi occupation
Jan 11, 2015
Mark MacKinnon is currently based in London, where he is The Globe and Mail's Senior International Correspondent. In that posting he has reported on the Syrian refugee crisis, the rise of Islamic State, the war in eastern Ukraine and Scotland's independence referendum.
Mark recently spent five years as the newspaper's Beijing correspondent. There he won accolades for his investigations into the garment industry in Asia - as well as the Canadian-listed companies Sino-Forest and Silvercorp - and for his reporting from the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.
Mark has also been posted to the Middle East and Moscow for The Globe and Mail. He has covered the arrival of Canada's troops in Afghanistan, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Russia's war in Chechnya, the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
A four-time National Newspaper Award winner, Mark is also the author of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics - which was published in 2007 by Random House - and The China Diaries, an e-book of his train travels through the Middle Kingdom along with photographer John Lehmann.
He has interviewed many world leaders, including former Israeli president Shimon Peres, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi.