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    Interview: Carne Ross

    The former Foreign Office high-flyer talks about his new career as a diplomatic entrepreneur, the need to give a voice to the voiceless, and how he helped John le Carré create a fictional whistle-blower

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    Millions on the move

    Europe has emerged as one of the world’s two major destination regions for immigrants since the 1990s. Today, there are 49.9 million international migrants in the European Economic Area, just slightly less than 50 million in North America. Europe is clearly a continent on the move, but it is equally clear that many Europeans are ill at ease with this.

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    James Hampshire is Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Sussex, and author of The Politics of Immigration: Contradictions of the Liberal State (Polity 2013)

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    Review: To Helmand and back

    An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict Mike Martin, Hurst, £21.25
    The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier Hassan Abbas, Yale University Press, £17.09 & £10.19 e-book
    The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014 Carlotta Gall, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, £16.04 & £10.19 e-book

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    Robert Fox is Defence Editor of The Evening Standard

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    Ebb and flow of Europe's human tide

    The map (click below to download the PDF) shows how the proportion of migrants living in countries of the European Union has changed since 1990.

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    Review: Pakistan's cricketing history

    Wounded Tiger: The History of Cricket in Pakistan Peter Oborne, Simon & Schuster, £25.00

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    Burhan Wazir is Editor of Qulture.com

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    Italy's struggle to hold back the tide

    Dealing with the boat people from Africa is a problem for all of Europe

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    Massimo Franco is a political columnist for Corriere della Sera

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    Review: Reading list on migration

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    Don Flynn, Director, The Migrants’ Rights Network and chairman of the UK Race and Europe Network and the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

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    Germany says 'Wilkommen' to outsiders

    The influx of foreign workers is not the burning issue it once was

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    Review: Citizens fighting corruption

    Curtailing Corruption: People Power for Accountability and Justice Shaazka Beyerle, Lynne Rienner Publishers, £18.95

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    Joy Saunders is the Chief Operating Officer of Integrity Action. Formerly working as a chartered accountant, she also sits as the civil society representative for the OECD Anti-Corruption Task Team

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    Ten minutes with Josie Long, comedian

    The British comedian speaks to Agnes Frimston about apathy, not doing Question Time and getting angry with politicians

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