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Friday, February 15, 2019

The Division of Sudan

In Southern Sudan, the Sudanese people voted 98.83% in favour of splitting from the North in the January referendum. From the past record of...

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...

Nuclear numpties

There have been 32 reported “near misses” of American nuclear devices over American soil. Eric Schlosser, the author of a new (five-week-old) book on...

One village in Palestine

Cecilia Underfeldt-Wort reports from the West Bank

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...

Will Delhi’s brutal gang-rape spark permanent changes for the treatment of...

Driving through Dharamsala, a small rural town in Northern Indian known for its Tibetan community and centred around the activities of the Dalai Lama,...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in trouble over special election

The New Jersey Supreme Court will evaluate the legality of a mid-October special election to fill the state’s vacant U.S. Senate seat. Gov. Chris...

The White House defends policy on drones

This past week the United States Department of Justice released a sixteen-page memo defending the Obama Administration’s targeting of Al Qaeda operatives through drone...

CARnage

The Central African Republic (CAR), a country roughly the size of Texas with about a sixth of its population, descended into chaos last week...

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...