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Investing In Central Amp Eastern Europe
Start-ups blow away stereotypes
Growing interest from foreign investors and list of New Europe challengers reflect the region’s educational strengths, skills and innovative achievements
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:01:18 GMT

Africa
Nigeria claims success against Boko Haram

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:23:43 GMT

Africa Economy
Kenya sees GDP grow 25% after revision
Recalculation means east Africa’s hub economy may be able to apply for significant commercial loans
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:10:15 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Saudi Arabia ‘in denial’ over Isis ideology
Kingdom’s Wahhabi interpretation of Islam shares many features adopted by extremist group
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:08:33 GMT

Africa
Cocoa traders fear spread of Ebola
Prices at 3½ year high on worries virus could spread to the chocolate ingredient producer
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:51:50 GMT

Africa
London Stock Exchange looks to Africa
Bourse working to attract blue-chips to list in UK
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:49:39 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
FBI claims to have identified Jihadi John
Isis militant is responsible for death of journalists and aid worker
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:39:32 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
US seeks Egypt’s help to counter Isis

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:18:59 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Islamist militants kill French tourist
Video posted on internet showed Herve Gourdel, seized in Algeria, apparently being beheaded in retaliation for French air strikes in Iraq
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:53:44 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Second day of air strikes against Isis
US-led coalition targets al-Qaeda-linked affiliates including the ‘Khorasan’ network that Washington says is planning attacks on the west
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:05:08 GMT

Africa
Ebola cases set to soar, warn scientists
Researchers signal deadly virus is spreading far faster than previously forecast and warn it could become a permanent feature of life in west Africa
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:13:55 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Israel shoots down Syrian jet
Israeli army says it has shot down a Syrian fighter jet that flew into Israeli-controlled airspace on the Golan Heights
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:17:50 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Israel kills Palestinian kidnap suspects
Security forces track down two people blamed for the slaying of three teenagers in June. The operation marks end of an extensive manhunt
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:02:32 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
French tourist kidnapped by ‘Isis’ group
Jund al-Khalifah (Soldiers of the Caliphate) threatened to kill a kidnapped man if France did not cease military intervention in Iraq within 24 hours
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:42:04 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Turkish hostage release raises questions
Questions mounted over the weekend as to why Islamic group Isis released 49 hostages over the weekend
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:02:12 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
US expects allies to join Isis air strikes
Washington’s UN ambassador says other powers have agreed to join attacks on Islamists in Iraq and Syria
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:36:00 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Clinton works behind the scenes for Jordan
Former president urges investment for state struggling with Syrian refugee influx, as Isis banners are raised in recent weeks during protests in poor provincial cities
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:22:35 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Yemen’s prime minister submits resignation
Move to quit comes amid chaos over reported advances by Shia Muslim Houthi rebels on some military buildings and government offices
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:05:53 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Blast in central Cairo kills at least two
Attack near the foreign ministry is the latest in a string of bombings and shootings targeting the Egyptian security services
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:50:39 GMT

The Business Of African Luxury
Africa’s elite reaches for the finer things in life
Demand is highest in South Africa and Nigeria, but there is rising interest across the continent
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:14 GMT

Africa
S Africa central bank chief to step down
Rand falls as respected head of South African Reserve Bank, one of the country’s most highly rated institutions, announces she will quit in November
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:50:03 GMT

Africa
IMF and World Bank in $300m Ebola pledge
Economic growth in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone expected to fall as agriculture, mining and services sectors are disrupted by the outbreak
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:42:03 GMT

Africa
Somalia tackles donors’ corruption concerns
Somalia is cancelling or renegotiating contracts ranging from oil exploration to port operations over concerns about government corruption
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:09:54 GMT

Africa
The battle for oil in ‘Africa’s last colony’
The oil exploration campaign, which could have implications for drilling in other contested regions, is reinvigorating the battle over the Western Sahara’s future
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:45:46 GMT

Africa
South Sudan orders foreign hires to leave
Loss of foreign workers could cripple the economy and hinder the food aid delivery to millions
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:16:04 GMT

Africa
US forces to help combat Ebola
The US is to expand its efforts to help combat the spread of Ebola by sending 3,000 troops and train thousands of healthcare workers
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:26:09 GMT

Africa Economy
South Africa to prop up power utility
Eskom, the continent’s biggest electricity producer, is to receive a capital injection as it battles to keep the country’s lights on
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:14:06 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Qatar urges west to back Syrian Sunni
Khaled al-Attiyah dismisses as ‘Qatar bashing’ claims that individuals are supplying funds to Isis
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:54:06 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Cameron condemns UK man’s beheading
Prime minister condemns killing of David Haines by the militant group active in Iraq and Syria and vows to bring perpetrators to justic
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:23:17 GMT

Africa
Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide
Olympic and Paralympic athlete found guilty of unlawful killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and of firing a pistol in a restaurant
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:49:17 GMT

Africa
The judge who decides Pistorius’s fate
Thokozile Masipa who grew up under apartheid and rose to become the country’s second black female judge has been thrust into the spotlight
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Captive UN peacekeepers ‘freed’ in Syria
Group of 44 Fijians held by al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front in the Golan region bordering Israel reported to have been released
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:53:06 GMT

Africa
Pistorius found not guilty of murder
Judge Thokozile Masipa continuing her ruling on whether athlete is guilty of other charges that could include culpable homicide
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:31:04 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Israeli military to probe Gaza strikes
Israeli military prosecutor to open Gaza criminal investigation as rights groups criticise ‘culture of impunity’ in security forces
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:50:09 GMT

Africa Economy
Ebola stigma hits wider African economies
Nations across Africa are lumped together in an economic contagion stretching far from where Ebola has been recorded hitting businesses and tourism
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:31:32 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Blast kills Syrian rebel group leadership
The hardline Ahrar al-Sham was once the most powerful rebel group in Syria and is still one of the country’s leading factions
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:32:58 GMT

Africa
Boko Haram targets Nigerian forces
The battle has in recent days switched to another front, as the extremist group swept south into the neighbouring state of Adamawa
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:45:41 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Players in the regional drama
How Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey, Jordan and the Arab League have reacted to the growing Islamist threat
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:26:06 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iraq defies doubts to form government
Moments after vote in parliament, Barack Obama, the US president, phoned Haider Abadi to congratulate him and promise to co-ordinate strategy to fight Islamic State militants
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:21:02 GMT

Africa
Business leaders urge action on Ebola
Eleven chief executives call for greater international support to combat the deadly disease, which has killed nearly 2,100 people since February
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:46:06 GMT

Africa Economy
DR Congo tests waters with huge dam plan
Even if Washington and Beijing opt to collaborate, the project remains hostage to shaky financing and is beset by environmental opposition
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:27:26 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei has surgery
In a rare admission of a leader’s ill health, the country’s state media reported that the Ayatollah has undergone prostate surgery
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:53:22 GMT

Middle East Economy
Iran banks pushed to curb asset appetite
President Hassan Rouhani’s centrist government is trying to encourage lenders to concentrate on helping the country’s moribund industries
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:43:37 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Obama prepares to set out strategy on Isis
President Barack Obama will use a speech on Wednesday to make the case for a prolonged military campaign against Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:51:16 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Hurdles obstruct US strategy on Isis
Tactics fails to consider Iraqi leaders’ record in failing to turn inclusive politics into functional governance and Isis’s battlefield agility
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:12:22 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
US launches air strikes against Isis in Iraq
Attack marks the first strike in direct support of the Baghdad government since the launch of US campaign a month ago
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:00:04 GMT

Africa
US confirms air strike killed al-Shabaab leader
The US confirmed that the leader of al-Shabaab, Somalia’s jihadi group, was killed in a targeted air strike earlier this week.
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:32:23 GMT

Africa
ICC asked to adjourn Kenyatta case
Trial of Kenyan president for crimes against humanity stumbles after court fails to access detailed telephone and financial records
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:11:35 GMT

Africa
Nigeria fears Boko Haram move on city
Counter terrorism and Nigeria experts, who have been tracking the insurgency, warned this week that urgent action is needed to defend the city
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:49:31 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Nuclear watchdog sees little Iran progress
The UN nuclear watchdog said little headway has been made so far in its long-running investigation into suspected bomb research by Iran
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:49:26 GMT



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Wall Street Journal


Results for news from the Wall Street Journal about Middle-east-and-africa
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Middle East News
Israeli Soldiers Hurt in Hezbollah Attack Near Lebanon
A Hezbollah attack along Israel’s border with Lebanon wounded two Israeli soldiers, raising concerns about growing destabilization along Israel’s restless northern frontier.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:16:19 EDT

Middle East News
Israeli Gunfire Wounds Lebanese Soldier
A Lebanese soldier was wounded after Israeli soldiers opened fire near the border between the two countries, Lebanon’s military said.
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 13:21:50 EDT

Middle East News
Turkey Votes to Expand War Powers
Turkey’s parliament voted to expand the government’s authority to order cross-border military operations, as Syrian Kurdish militia warned that Islamic State insurgents were close to overrunning a strategic town near the border.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:07:42 EDT

Africa News
Cape Town Bows Out Over Dalai Lama Visa Furor
Cape Town has suspended its bid to host a summit of Nobel peace laureates after several participants threatened to boycott the event because the Dalai Lama was not granted a South African visa.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:36:29 EDT

Middle East News
Fight Against Islamic State Strains Lebanon
As the U.S.-led coalition presses ahead with its air campaign against Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria, the tug of war among regional and world powers over Lebanon is intensifying.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:12:12 EDT

Middle East News
Suicide Bombers Kill 7 at Libyan Airport
A spokesman for a renegade general in Libya says two suicide car bombings near an eastern airport has killed seven troops and wounded 12.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:12:46 EDT

Middle East News
U.S., Israel Spar Over Iran, Peace With Palestinians
The U.S. and Israel clashed over negotiations with Iran and claims to Jerusalem as President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:28:09 EDT

Middle East News
Airstrikes Hit Near Besieged Syrian City
Rare daylight U.S.-led attacks hit Islamic State targets near the predominantly Kurdish city of Ayn al-Arab.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:13:34 EDT

Middle East News
Turkey to Debate Striking Islamic State
Ankara will submit motions to parliament seeking authorization to intervene in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:29:06 EDT

Africa News
U.S. Troops Battling Ebola Get Off to Slow Start in Africa
The American military effort against history's deadliest Ebola outbreak is taking shape in West Africa, but concerns are mounting that the pace isn't fast enough to check a virus that is spreading at a terrifying clip.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:13:38 EDT

Middle East News
Obama Cites Intelligence Lapse on Islamic State
President Barack Obama said U.S. intelligence underestimated that the political chaos in Syria over the past several years would create an environment for extremist group Islamic State to thrive.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:10:26 EDT

Abreast Of The Market
Small Caps Miss Out on Rally
Shares of small companies have struggled even as blue chips skipped higher. But while small caps look cheaper and the economy is showing strength, investors aren't ready to pile back in.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:52:29 EDT

Middle East News
Can 'Deradicalization' Stem Flow of European Jihadists?
Programs aim to prevent Muslims from becoming radical in the first place and to rehabilitate jihadists returning from battle.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:50:48 EDT

Middle East News
How Belgium Became a Jihadist-Recruiting Hub
Antwerp's trial of 46 alleged homegrown militants shows jihad's dangerous new reality: Europe is a recruiting ground for fighters heading to Syria and Iraq.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:50:08 EDT

Middle East News
Can 'Deradicalization' Stem Flow of European Jihadists?
Programs aim to prevent Muslims from becoming radical in the first place and to rehabilitate jihadists returning from battle.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:56:47 EDT

Middle East News
Iraqi Minorities Press for Militias
Iraqi minority groups are pressing to set up militias to defend themselves against extremist group Islamic State.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:47:39 EDT

Middle East News
How Belgium Became a Jihadist-Recruiting Hub
Antwerp's trial of 46 alleged homegrown militants shows jihad's dangerous new reality: Europe is a recruiting ground for fighters heading to Syria and Iraq.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:46:49 EDT

Middle East News
U.S.-led Airstrikes Aid Syrian Kurds
The U.S. and its allies mounted new attacks on oil assets controlled by Islamic State and expanded their campaign to another front, aiding besieged Syrian Kurds battling the extremist group in a strategic city on the Turkish border, officials said.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:45:55 EDT

Abreast Of The Market
Small Caps Miss Out on Rally
Abreast of the Market: Shares of small companies have struggled even as blue chips skipped higher. But while small caps look cheaper and the economy is showing strength, investors aren't ready to pile back in.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:05:06 EDT

Middle East News
World Leaders Face New Era of Crisis
World leaders who gathered at the United Nations General Assembly this past week described a new era of crisis that challenges global powers and international borders.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:06:06 EDT

Middle East News
U.K. Sends Combat Jets to Iraq
British combat jets have flown from their base on Cyprus to Iraq following parliamentary approval for airstrikes against Islamic State militants, the U.K. Ministry of Defense said.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:21:18 EDT

Africa News
South Sudan Hangs on Rebel Chief's Next Move
As fighting continues and peace talks sputter, Riek Machar's choice of direction will go a long way toward steering the conflict to a peaceful or bloody conclusion.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:29:28 EDT

Middle East News
While Strikes Hit Islamic State, Syria Rebels Await Other Help
Moderate rebels in Syria say they are far from taking advantage of the U.S.-led attacks because they remain outgunned by both the extremists and President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:12:18 EDT

Africa News
IMF Expands Lending for Ebola-Hit Countries
The IMF's executive board approved a $130 million expansion of zero-interest loans for the three West African nations worst hit by the Ebola crisis.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:35:05 EDT

Middle East News
French Muslims Protest Against Islamic State
Hundreds of French Muslims took to the streets of Paris and elsewhere in France on Friday to protest against Islamic State, days after the killing of a Frenchman by a self-proclaimed ally of the militant organization in Algeria.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:03:11 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Pulling Diplomats From Yemen
As the political and security situation in Yemen deteriorates, the U.S. State Department has begun removing some of its diplomats from U.S. facilities there and has advised Americans living there to leave the country.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:43:25 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Continues Strikes in Iraq, Syria
U.S. forces conducted 10 airstrikes in the Middle East aimed at Islamic State militant group targets Thursday and Friday, including seven in Iraq and three in Syria, U.S. military officials said.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:28:59 EDT

Africa News
France's First Ebola Patient in "Stable" Condition
A French nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia is in a "stable" condition, but isn't out of danger after receiving experimental drugs in a hospital, the health minister said.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:01:22 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Turns Up the Heat on Turks
Turkey is showing signs of shifting to a more active role in the campaign against extremist group Islamic State as the government faces pressure from impatient U.S. and Arab officials.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:47:24 EDT

Middle East News
Pace of Airstrikes in Syria Expected to Slow
Critics say the absence of a near-term ground strategy against Islamic State in Syria could limit the effort's chances for success.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:27:42 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Turns Up the Heat on Turks
Turkey is showing signs of shifting to a more active role in the campaign against extremist group Islamic State as the government faces pressure from impatient U.S. and Arab officials.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:25:46 EDT

Middle East News
Syrian Regime Makes New Gains Against Rebels
Syria's regime recaptured a town near Damascus from Islamist rebels and attacked other rebel-held areas, fanning fears among some in the opposition that President Bashar al-Assad is gaining advantage from the U.S.-led air campaign against Islamic Sta
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:55:16 EDT

Middle East News
Palestinian Rivals Reach Deal on Gaza
The two most powerful Palestinian factions struck a deal giving the Palestinian Authority a role in governing the Gaza Strip for the first time since Hamas seized control seven years ago.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:46:13 EDT

Africa News
Ebola Death Toll Nears 3,000
Nearly 3,000 people have died from the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, the World Health Organization said.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:23:55 EDT

Africa News
Nigerian Schoolgirl Freed, Police Say
A schoolgirl who was among hundreds of teenagers Boko Haram insurgents abducted in April—sparking a global outcry and a political crisis for Nigeria's government—has been released, federal police said on Thursday.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:20:41 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Presses World to Act Against Extremism
The U.S. unleashed a barrage of diplomatic pressure on world leaders gathered in New York, imploring them to join an international coalition against Islamic extremism.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:07:55 EDT

Middle East News
Deal With Saudis Paved Way for Syrian Airstrikes
Long negotiations with Saudi Arabia proved the linchpin in U.S. efforts to bring Arab states into their coalition against Islamic State.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:29:33 EDT



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The Economist


Results for news from the The Economist about Middle-east-and-africa
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Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s war: Why Bashar Assad is still in charge
“GOOD morning!” beamed the presen
Thu, 05 June 2014 09:18:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Mali and the Sahel: The war is far from over
SEVEN weeks ago Moussa Mara was t
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Migration from Africa: No wonder they still try
“GET free or die trying,” runs a graffito in English on the wall of a migrants’ detention centre on the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya’s capital. The author was one of the countless migrants to pass through the fetid, overcrowded facility, his fat
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa’s new government: The low-growth road
THE joke circulating on social me
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Religion in Sierra Leone: All things happily to all men
THE minibuses that ferry Sierra Leoneans around their capital, Freetown, bear a variety of religious slogans. “Trust in Allah,” reads one, while others evoke the power of Christ. But one stands out. Somewhere, plying the potholed streets, is a bus
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt’s election: A coronation flop
EVERYONE pitched in. The government closed schools two weeks early and declared a national holiday. The Morale Department of the Egyptian army dispatched trucks blaring patriotic songs. Church leaders, mosque loudspeakers and television announcers
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Football in Saudi Arabia: Where the popular will matters
IN ANY other situation a crowd of
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:03 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Malawi’s election: What a job
Joyce Banda: h
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:39:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Another hard man
Haftar offers
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:39:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt’s election: The new man’s daunting challenge
LITTLE mystery shrouds the outcom
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:39:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel and the pope: Still an awkward relationship
Try not to look up
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:39:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Sudan: Catastrophe looms
THE Red Cross is poised to air-drop relief supplies to hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese in the first operation of its kind anywhere in the world for nearly 20 years. As seasonal rains cut off supply routes by road to swathes of the world’s
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:39:12 GMT

Easternapproaches
Gay rights in Georgia: Clashes over Europe's promotion of tolerance
EUROPE stands accused of many failings in recent months, including weakness, internal division and naivety. But to hardline Georgian churchmen, the continent’s greatest sin is depravity. Europe’s promotion of tolerance for homosexuality, they say
Thu, 22 May 2014 13:11:12 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran: The perils of yoga
SOUTH of the gold-domed shrine of Fatima, one of Shia Islam’s most venerated places of pilgrimage in the holy city of Qom, near the old home of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Islamic Republic’s founder, stands an inconspicuous house in tradition
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:16 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran nuclear talks: Moving ahead
A MOOD of workmanlike optimis
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:16 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa’s election: Between a rock and a better place
THE result of So
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:16 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Women in Saudi Arabia: Unshackling themselves
A RECENT move to introduce physic
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Human rights in Saudi Arabia: An even longer way to go
Too bad for br
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s civil war: Business as usual, bloody as ever
A VIDEO aired on
Thu, 15 May 2014 14:59:12 GMT

Easternapproaches
Poland's foreign policy: A shaky compass
It would be “naïve” to believe that Vladimir Putin’s recent call for Ukrainian separatists to delay a referendum was genuine, said Donald Tusk, Poland’s prime minister, during a news conference this Friday. Instead, the Russian leader’s initiat
Sat, 10 May 2014 18:01:43 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Palestine and Western aid: Will it be cut off?
FEW Arab towns collect rubbish as
Thu, 08 May 2014 14:57:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt: The sphinx speaks
SINCE leading a populist coup last July, Field-Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been an enigmatic presence. His carefully scripted appearances, along with occasional leaked tapes, revealed soft-spoken folksiness, heartfelt patriotism and a pious b
Thu, 08 May 2014 14:57:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Security in Kenya: Little law, less order
Run for your l
Thu, 08 May 2014 14:57:56 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Kidnappings in Nigeria: A clueless government
FOR the past few years President
Thu, 08 May 2014 14:57:56 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
America in Africa: An easier part of the world—not
Kerry, ever co
Thu, 08 May 2014 14:57:56 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Where will the rainbow end?
THE PRESIDENT of South Africa, Ja
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq’s election: Alas, it may make little difference
ON APRIL 30th Nu
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt: Hang them all?
IN MARCH an Egyptian judge shocked the world by sentencing 529 men to die for the murder of a single police officer. On April 28th the same judge outdid himself, condemning another 683 men in a separate case to the gallows. This raised his persona
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Central African Republic: No one at the wheel
THERE is little medical care in t
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:12 GMT

Easternapproaches
Ukraine's turmoil: Chaos out of order
IT IS death by a thousand cuts. Each day sees more bad news for Ukraine’s government in the east. This week buildings were seized in Konstantinovka, armed men backed by 2,000 cheering anti-government protesters took control of government offices
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:57:00 +0000

Feastandfamine
Why it should consider gay rights
THE ECONOMIS
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:50:39 +0000

Easternapproaches
Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice
FOR years, Central European political elites have dreamed of presenting a common front in Brussels that allowed them to compete for influence with the big powers. Now, the crisis in Ukraine is making those dreams a reality. Spurred by Russian sabre-r
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000

Easternapproaches
Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice
FOR years, Central European political elites have dreamed of presenting a common front in Brussels that allowed them to compete for influence with the big powers. Now, the crisis in Ukraine is making those dreams a reality. Spurred by Russian sabre-r
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Corruption in South Africa: Nkandla in the wind
Zuma says he’s
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:08 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Corruption in South Africa: Nkandla in the wind
Zuma says he’s
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:08 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Arabic and the internet: Surfing the shabaka
THE Arab world from Rabat to Baghdad likes to surf. The proportion of Arabs online grew 30-fold between 2000 and 2012. Shaking off their stuffy image, 41% of Saudi internet users are on Twitter, the highest rate in the world. But Arabic speakers h
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:08 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Arabic and the internet: Surfing the shabaka
THE Arab world from Rabat to Baghdad likes to surf. The proportion of Arabs online grew 30-fold between 2000 and 2012. Shaking off their stuffy image, 41% of Saudi internet users are on Twitter, the highest rate in the world. But Arabic speakers h
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:08 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Angola: Still much too oily
A new Luanda sprou
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Angola: Still much too oily
A new Luanda sprou
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel-Palestine: A peace process that is going nowhere
ZE’EV ELKIN, Israel’s 43-year-old
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel-Palestine: A peace process that is going nowhere
ZE’EV ELKIN, Israel’s 43-year-old
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt’s probable president: Pretending to be a civilian
IN A soft-spoken television address announcing his bid f
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Saudi succession: Next after next…
MOST monarchies favo
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel and Palestine: Last-ditch bargaining
IF ISRAELI and Palestinian headlines agree on anything, it is that the negotiations John Kerry, America’s secretary of state, began broking last July are running into the sand. Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, reneged on his promise—a
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran’s universities: Breathing again
“AT LEAST one thing hasn’t change
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Why invest?
AS THE elections on May 7th draw closer, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) seems increasingly troubled by a challenge on its left flank from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) led by Julius Malema, a former head of the ANC’s Youth League
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Kenya: Muslim martyr
Mr Graveyard g
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ghana: He won’t give up
NANA AKUFO-ADDO, the long-serving leader of Ghana’s opposition, is determined to run again for president in 2016—so he declared before a boisterous crowd in the front garden of his home in Accra, the country’s capital. Even though the polls are t
Thu, 03 April 2014 14:57:38 GMT

Easternapproaches
Georgia and the West: Choppy waters
IT WAS a rare point of agreement in the country’s polarised politics: on March 7th, 2013, the Georgian parliament adopted a bi-partisan resolution in support of the country’s pro-western course. Even so, recent events highlight how difficult real
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:53:40 +0000

Easternapproaches
Georgia and the West: Choppy waters
IT WAS a rare point of agreement in the country’s polarised politics: on March 7th, 2013, the Georgian parliament adopted a bi-partisan resolution in support of the country’s pro-western course. Even so, recent events highlight how difficult real
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:53:40 +0000



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