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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Division of Sudan

  98.83% of the Southern Sudanese voted in favour of splitting from the North in the January referendum. From the past record of violence...

Protests in Ukraine reveal tensions between the EU and Russia

For the past three months, Ukrainians have been on the streets toppling Soviet monuments and firing Molotovs at riot police. The situation involves eastern...

Hillary’s next act

Few people achieve as illustrious introductions to Twitter as did Hillary Clinton on 10 July 2013, when she tweeted for the first time. First there...

Divided GOP threatens economic crisis over Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are divided over two strategies to dismantle Obamacare. Senator Ted Cruz hopes to defund it by provoking a government shutdown, whereas...

Pussy riot proves problematic for Putin’s ‘democracy’

In mid-August the controversy surrounding the legitimacy of Pussy Riot’s conviction brought Russia’s already questionable freedom of speech back into the spotlight. Pussy Riot...

Bunga Bunga or Bust

Picture a sweaty basement, a pair of gyrating escorts disguised as nuns, and a 74 year old Italian man watching silently and receiving sporadic...

Organ trafficking in Kosovo

Last September, the Serbian Republic Television Serbia (RTS) interviewed an anonymous Kosovo rebel who voluntarily met with Serbia’s War Crimes Prosecution. During the interview,...

An Issue for Everyone

Features editor Emma Freer speaks with the directors of this year’s St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference about its theme: migration and displaced peoples

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...

Russian smoking ban to usher in a new era of society?

For the first time in Russian history, a cultural stronghold is being brought low by new government regulations: a recently signed ban on smoking...