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Easternapproaches
Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

Easternapproaches
Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
The Gaza Strip: Who’s in charge?
ARE the tables turning in Gaza? Whenever Egypt wanted to stop Israel and the Palestinian enclave fighting in the past, they would call the Islamist movement, Hamas, which has ruled Gaza since 2007. In the last round of mutual shelling that began o
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:22 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria: Worse and worse
THE fight agains
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:22 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Sierra Leone: Stop rape
A TATTERED poster tacked to a wall in a stuffy courtroom in Freetown, the Sierra Leonean capital, reads, “Rape is a Crime: Destroys Your Future”. Below it, a row of handcuffed men sit on a wooden bench staring submissively toward the ground. One i
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Burundi: Trouble ahead
LONE joggers have become a co
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Saudi Arabia and the United States: Awkward relations
BARACK OBAMA may recall a tricky
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt: Of judges and generals
Will Sisi heed
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Easternapproaches
Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000

Easternapproaches
Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq: As bad as it gets
IRAQI military helicopters flying
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s civil war: Back and forth
ON MARCH 18th th
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Why they booed him
MANY a homebuyer is tempted b
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Mali: Hurry up, or it’ll be too late
IN THE lobby of Bamako’s El-Farouq hotel, Ould Mohamed Ousmane Omar, a middle-aged Malian Arab whose life has been one of exile, rebellion and plot, is gossiping about friends and enemies. Take the Tuareg rebels, whose 2012 rebellion precipitated
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South African business: Somali shop-swap
WHEN he is not studying, Mohlomi Tauhadi works in his uncle’s spaza (an informal store) in Mapetla, a suburb of Soweto, the vast urban sprawl west of Johannesburg. The store is a small kiosk in front of a single-storey hous
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Palestinian politics: A succession crisis
Darkly dynamic
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Feastandfamine
Responses to our article
We received some interesting letters about our leader and
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:10:34 +0000

Feastandfamine
GM crops, Indian farmers and suicide: GM genocide?
FACTS can be stubborn - and irritating. It is satisfying—perhaps even gratifying—to accept the idea that genetically modified crops are causing thousands of Indian farmers to commit suicide (as this article claims). The notion seems plausible: fa
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:50:06 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Democratic Republic of Congo: Green shoots amid the shooting
FOR the first time, an armed UN mission is employing drones to keep the peace. In the past three months two Italian-made, snub-nosed craft with the UN logo painted on their sides have been taking off from Goma in eastern Congo to scan rebel-infest
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Kenya: Trotting ahead
AS THE sun goes down over Nairobi
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya’s government: Sailing into troubled waters
Flying the Cyr
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ceasefires in Syria: Oases and mirages
Bearding the lion
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Feastandfamine
A good sort of planning
ONE of the puzzling questions in demography is how unusual is African fertility. Obviously, average fertility in the continent is higher than in the rest of the world and in some countries, rates are much higher. Equally obviously, they have come
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:34:25 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
African demography: The dividend is delayed
HOW unusual is Africa’s demograph
Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jordan and the Palestinians: A kingdom of two halves
WESTERN powers have long foun
Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Diplomacy in the Gulf: No one is happy

Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Feastandfamine
We have no bananas today
MONOCULTURES are a wor
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:53:00 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Holy places in Israel: Constant competition
THE tomb of David, a king for
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:01 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Trouble in Nigeria: Now for the fallout
WHEN President Goodluck Jonathan
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Algeria’s presidential elections: Standing, in one sense
APPEARANCES count for a lot in politics. Except in Algeria, it seems. When President Abdelaziz Bouteflika rebuffed critics on February 22nd by declaring he will run for a fourth five-year term, the announcement came not from the statesman himself,
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egyptian politics: Musical chairs
Keeping us wai
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Uganda’s anti-gay law: Deadly intolerance
Misusing the c
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Conflict in South Sudan: Back with a vengeance
THE second chapter of South Sudan's civil war began with characteristic brutality on February 18th. The White Army, an ethnic Nuer militia, announced its return to Malakal, the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state, with the wholesale slaughte
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran and the West: Dismantling the wall
NOT even this month’s record snowfalls have chilled the
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s civil war: The lessons of Geneva
WHEN a man as patient and pragmat
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya’s turmoil: Little to celebrate
COLOURFUL bunting flew high over the crowds that packed Martyrs Square in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on February 17th. But the mood on this anniversary was bittersweet. Three years on from the revolution that ousted the country’s eccentric leade
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Food security in the Gulf: How to keep stomachs full
AN EMIRATI in a white dishdash enthusiastically demonstrates the hydrophobic sand made by his company, DIME. Adding a layer of the sand under the topsoil stops water from leaching away, making it easier to grow crops in arid climates or in water-s
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Waste collection in Nigeria: Clean it up
A goldmine
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Education in Kenya: Classroom divisions
THERE can scarcely be two words in Kenya that cause more resentment than “school fees”. It is now more than ten years since charges for state primary schools in east Africa's biggest economy were abolished by law. Yet it is an open secret that edu
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s Palestinians: No more a haven
Nowhere to go
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:50 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jewish refugees from Arab lands: Don’t forget what we lost, too
MUCH as Palestin
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:50 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Zimbabwe’s economy: Sliding backwards again
THE potholes on Melbourne Road in
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Central African Republic: Sectarian savagery
UNRELENTING religious violence ac
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria’s image in Africa: Big country, thin skin
Goodluck Jonathan
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Sanctions against Israel: A campaign that is gathering weight
ONCE derided as the scheming of crackpots, the campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, widely known as BDS, is turning mainstream. That, at any rate, is the fear of a growing number of Israelis. Some European pension funds
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Manufacturing in Africa: An awakening giant
LESS than an hour’s drive outside
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Somalia’s civil war: Pushing it across the borders
THIS year was meant to be Somalia’s best for quite a while. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud tapped a new prime minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, on December 12th, who in turn named a new cabinet on January 17th, making a clean break from the disapp
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Repression in Egypt: The same old blanket
SIX months ago sceptics warned the army-backed government against a blanket clampdown on dissent, whether peaceful or not. Instead, the re-emboldened security services have increasingly been hammering the whole gamut of opposition, from secular re
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Something to celebrate, at last
IF THERE was one image that captu
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The media in Saudi Arabia: Beating the censor
FOR a country reputed to be dry a
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT



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