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Last Build Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:28:19 +0000


China economic reforms may result in $14.4 trillion GDP, growth at 6 percent – Asia Society report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:55:44 +0000

Sweeping economic reform initiated by China President Xi Jinping in November 2013 marked a turning point for the world's second biggest economy. If implemented fully, China's potential GDP growth can be sustained at 6 percent through 2020. One risk: Falling short of that growth rate could result in growth at half that projection, or worse, leading to a new economic crisis, according to a new study.

Criminal complaint against Silk Road’s owner

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:32:03 +0000

The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."

Ethiopia and Eritrea: An elusive peace on the cards?

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:09:57 +0000

Ethiopia and Eritrea are still at each others’ throats. The two neighbours fought hammer and tongs in sun-baked trenches during a two-year war over a decade ago, before a peace deal ended their World War I-style conflict in 2000. Furious veRed Sea, UNrbal battles, however, have continued to this day.

A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 11:56:27 +0000

A new report about the Haqqani network's business interests raises questions about the anti-drones narrative in Pakistan

Are African governments suppressing art?

Thu, 31 May 2012 12:23:36 +0000

The dust is finally settling on the storm that was kicked off in South Africa by a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed.

Greek debt – remember the goats

Fri, 09 Mar 2012 09:47:23 +0000

Greece's creditors have essentially let it off the hook by overwhelmingly agreeing to take a 74 percent loss. So what better time to remember one of the first times Athens got in trouble with paying its debts.

Greeks on the street

Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:49:57 +0000

Greeks smashing windows and setting fire to shops and banks in a fury of opposition to yet more austerity is gripping, but not unique. There are underlying elements than make such uprisings more common in Greece than elsewhere.

NFL Superbowl live blog – New England Patriots against New York Giants

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 14:11:33 +0000

Join our Superbowl liveblog where we will bring you all the latest from one of the biggest sporting events on the planet.

Winning the battle, losing the war; the US and Pakistan

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 23:55:21 +0000

After the NATO airstrikes, the political discourse within Pakistan is narrowing as religious nationalism gains ground

Capturing the Punjabi imagination: drones and “the noble savage”

Sun, 13 Nov 2011 21:32:06 +0000

A short work of fiction about drones may tell us more about the way these are imagined than how they are experienced in Pakistan's tribal areas.