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German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Venezuela: 21st century socialism faces 20th century coup

The embattled Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, is facing a months long attempt by opposition forces to overthrow his United Socialist Party, PSUV, government. Read more...

El sueño americano se convierte en una pesadilla

Para 800.000 soñadores la mañana del 5 de septiembre su sueño americano se convirtió en una pesadilla. Read more...

A Labour Brexit: definitely, maybe

The Labour Party's decision to call for a post Brexit “transition period” during which the UK would remain a member of the Single Market and the Customs Union and subject to the ECJ has been presented Read more...

India and Pakistan: The Tragedy of Partition

On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru addressed India’s Constituent Assembly in words that have become famous: “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem o Read more...

American dream turns into a nightmare

American dream turns into a nightmare

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Myanmar: Stop the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya

As we go to press, more than 120,000 Muslim Rohingyas have fled from their homes and camps in Myanmar’s Rakhine state (also known as Arakan) since a military offensive against supposed terrorists bega Read more...

Pakistan: Victory for Young Doctors' Association strike

After two weeks of determined strike action, the Punjab Government has conceded the demands of the Young Doctors' Association. Read more...