There can be no question the Afghan Taliban regime that began consolidating its power in the mid-1990s was atrocious in every sense of the word.
07 Feb 2019 12:17 AM
US-led sanctions and sharp fluctuations in the price of oil, Venezuela’s key export, have justifiably been blamed for the catastrophe.
31 Jan 2019 12:32 AM
The most worried segments of the public have lately been stockpiling food and medicines, just in case.
24 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
Germany was transformed on the eve of the November 1918 armistice, largely through direct action by soldiers, sailors and workers.
17 Jan 2019 12:15 AM
It is by no means only men, though, who construe menstruation as “unclean”, nor is the phenomenon restricted to Hindu culture.
10 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The Bangladesh election was a sour note at the end of what has generally been a dismal year.
03 Jan 2019 1:13 AM
Trump’s dismay at US foreign engagements evidently extends to Afghanistan, where a somewhat more gradual disengagement is on the cards.
27 Dec 2018 12:26 AM
Australia’s Morrison never had much credibility to start with, and now, like Aesop’s misfortunate miller, he’s also lost his ass.
20 Dec 2018 12:12 AM
Macron’s popularity, meanwhile, has been in the low 20s, and one recent poll has it down to 18 per cent.
13 Dec 2018 12:10 AM
Chomsky has more than 100 books to his credit, and remains an erudite and clear-minded presence on alternative TV and in the lecture hall.
06 Dec 2018 6:25 AM
The UAE is complicit, after all, in the misguided aggression against Yemen. Reports suggest it has even employed Israeli-supplied contractors.
29 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
“Revolution 9” would almost certainly have been discarded had producer George Martin’s favoured option of a single disc not been overruled.
22 Nov 2018 6:35 AM
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
Brazil, by far the biggest country in South America, is the world’s fourth largest democracy.
25 Oct 2018 12:31 AM
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
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
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
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
The Uighurs are Turkic Muslims, and official Chinese fears of fundamentalist radicalisation are not exactly unfounded.
20 Sep 2018 1:45 AM
The obvious alternative is a centrist coalition transcending the ideological divide.
13 Sep 2018 2:06 AM