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Mahir Ali

Poetry & war: The monstrous anger of guns

The Latin quotation from Horace translates as: It is a sweet and honourable thing to die for one’s country.

01 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Electing Bolsonaro is a self-goal for Brazil

Brazil, by far the biggest country in South America, is the world’s fourth largest democracy.

25 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

An American tragedy, with potent acts of defiance

The international record holder, John Carlos, came third as fellow team member Tommie Smith set a new world record.

18 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

The price of a journalist’s criticism in Saudi Arabia

Sadly, there is every reason to suspect that the allegations are not unfounded, notwithstanding Saudi Arabia’s vociferous denials.

11 Oct 2018 12:44 AM

Hysteria over Kavanaugh: US Prez firm on SC rightward shift

It’s hardly a state secret, of course, that the US SC features a bench broadly divided between conservatives and liberals.

04 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

What will the question be if there is a 2nd vote on Brexit?

The electorate could be asked whether or not it accepts the deal negotiated by its government with the EU.

27 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

‘Re-educating’ Xinjiang: How the Chinese rule Uighurs

The Uighurs are Turkic Muslims, and official Chinese fears of fundamentalist radicalisation are not exactly unfounded.

20 Sep 2018 1:45 AM

Europe shift: Swedes flirt with politics of far-right

The obvious alternative is a centrist coalition transcending the ideological divide.

13 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

Yemen tragedy is escalating amid growing Mideast mess

The scale of the humanitarian tragedy in Yemen, however, extends far beyond the direct carnage of conflict.

07 Sep 2018 6:53 AM

Power games in Oz: After Morrison, what’s next?

Both Dutton and Morrison detested the very idea, with the latter’s aversion apparently rooted in his evangelical Christianity.

30 Aug 2018 12:13 AM