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  • The global economy: a perfect storm

    The financial crisis everybody in the business has really been waiting for is a “hard landing” of the Chinese economy, now one of the two motors ...

  • Fracking is winning

    But less devout people believe that Saudi Arabia has been trying very hard to set the price of oil — and to set it low. Moreover, it has been ...

  • Is there anybody out there?

    But it’s a pity that the Philae lander from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission didn’t have more time to look for life on Comet ...

  • Seventy years without a nuclear war

    It was predictable that atomic bombs would be used as soon as they were developed in 1945. It was the sixth year of the Second World War, and ...

  • The two sides of Cyprus

    This week, the island’s two rival governments jointly applied to the European Union to give halloumi/hellim “Protected Designation of Origin” ...

  • Japan’s new normal

    Today, his grandson, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is waging a quite similar battle, but he will probably get away with it. More’s the pity.Abe, ...

  • After the Iran nuclear deal

    If you don’t like the current deal, and you really believe that Iran is hell-bent on getting nuclear weapons, then your only remaining option is ...

  • Democracy foiled again

    On Wednesday, they finally announced the date of the general election that was once seen as the real dawn of democracy in Burma: Nov. 8. But the ...

  • Islamic State: it’s not about the West

    In Kuwait two hours later, Fahd Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qaba’a, a Saudi citizen, entered a Shia mosque and detonated a bomb that killed at least ...

  • The walking dead

    He was talking about the Sixth Extinction, the huge loss of species that is underway right now. It has been discussed in public before, of ...