Patrick Wintour, The Guardian

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Recent articles by Patrick:

Hawkish Estonia under pressure to accept higher cap on Russian oil price

Baltic state has held out against cap set at level it believes would have no impact on Putin’s war machine → Read More

Germany agrees 15-year liquid gas supply deal with Qatar

Racing to wean itself off Russian gas supplies, Germany is set to buy 2m tonnes of liquid gas from Gulf state → Read More

‘Not decided yet’: David Miliband hints at political comeback

Former Labour foreign secretary does not rule out return to UK politics before next election and urges greater EU cooperation → Read More

UK condemns ‘abhorrent’ torture of death row inmate in Saudi Arabia

Foreign Office minister says case of Hussein Abo al-Kheir raised ‘at highest level’ and demands end to executions → Read More

Xi unlikely to tolerate dissent as momentous protests shake China

Chinese leader will see widespread demonstrations against zero-Covid policy as threat to CCP’s authority → Read More

Niece of Iran’s supreme leader calls on other countries to cut ties with regime

Rights activist Farideh Moradkhani releases video describing government as ‘murderous and child-killing’ after her arrest → Read More

Kyiv opens Grain from Ukraine scheme to get food to Africa’s poorest countries

Programme to subsidise exports of grain to poor and hungry countries launched on anniversary of Ukraine’s Holodomor famine → Read More

Iran players end silent protest at World Cup amid threats of reprisals

Iran’s players sang their national anthem before their World Cup game against Wales, four days after staying silent in protest against their goverment → Read More

Top Iran footballer arrested at club for ‘spreading propaganda against the state’

Detention of Voria Ghafouri, who is not part of World Cup squad, seen as warning to players in Qatar → Read More

Iran protests: UN council votes to investigate human rights abuses

Official says country is in ‘fully fledged human rights crisis’ as fact-finding mission launched → Read More

UK aid to Afghanistan entrenched corruption and injustice, report finds

Government watchdog says £3.5bn aid in 20 years to 2020 failed to achieve aim of stabilising Afghan government → Read More

Iran arrests British-Iranian citizen for ‘communicating’ with foreign news channels

Person arrested in Isfahan province accused of sharing information with BBC and Iran International, says state media → Read More

Germany rejects Boris Johnson’s claims it said Ukraine should fold to Russia

German official says former UK PM has ‘unique relationship with the truth’ in rebuttal of Johnson’s claims → Read More

Saudi execution spree continues as fears rise for Jordanian on death row

David Davis asks foreign secretary and Saudi ambassador to intervene in reprieve for Hussein Abo al-Kheir → Read More

South African president makes first UK state visit of King Charles’s reign

Tory government eager to focus on trade rather than Cyril Ramaphosa’s refusal to put sanctions on Russia → Read More

Fears grow Iran players may face reprisals for not singing national anthem

Politician says no one will be allowed to ‘insult our anthem and flag’ as loyalist media vent fury over protests during England game → Read More

‘China can play mediating role’: Macron to visit Xi Jinping over war in Ukraine

French president believes China can help push Russia to de-escalate Ukraine war → Read More

Erdoğan confident Russia-Ukraine grain deal will continue

Turkish president raises hopes over pact to allow exports via Black Sea, bringing relief to world’s poorest countries → Read More

G20 offers little progress as Ukraine war stifles economic recovery

Communique on digital and post-Covid world and food security unlikely to stretch beyond usual platitudes → Read More

Sergei Lavrov, a fixture of Russian diplomacy facing his toughest test in Ukraine

That Moscow’s foreign minister has outlasted seven US secretaries of state is testament to his usefulness to Vladimir Putin → Read More