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Thursday, April 25, 2019

1956 All Over Again?

For over a year now, the media has been filled with images of violence and brutal suppression which have emerged from Syria. The West...

A little French treasury secret

In an interview with the London-based New African Magazine last year, Mamadou Koulibaly, former president of the Ivorian National Assembly, and also Finance member...

Anti-austerity strikes sweep across Europe

A wide outbreak of anti-austerity strikes swept across cities in Europe, such as Madrid and Lisbon, on Wednesday 14 November, as the result of...

Russia’s new anti-gay laws stir sharp opinions

In the wake of the Pussy Riot scandal last year, this summer has been marked by growing fears that gay people are increasingly less...

Leymah Gbowee comes to St Andrews

She is the founder and president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa

Berlusconi condannato

Late last month, a Milanese court convicted former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to four years in jail for tax fraud, the details of...

Serbia’s one step forward and two steps back

A gay pride march was planned to be held in Belgrade, Serbia this October. Not surprisingly, it was cancelled. On October 3, the Prime...

Obamacare enrolment deadline sees high sign-up figures

The Affordable Care Act, best known as Obamacare, appears to have overcome controversy during its troubled rollout.

Politics of a Feminist Conference

It may not seem like the most exciting way of spending Reading Week, but sitting in a room with several hundred feminists was an...

The Ripple Effect

After 18 days of demonstrations calling for his removal, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has at last retired to Sharm al-Sheikh, leaving power in...