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Continent of the Islamic State

Saved from the wrath of a U.S. air strike on November 8 near Mosul, Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Caliph of the Islamic State, returned less than a …

Why compulsory voting will hurt the election process, not strengthen it

Instead of living under fear of punishment, disadvantaged groups will find it easier to de-register as voters.<p>Democratic elections are about …

APEC summit: What the media didn't see

Far from becoming another dull meeting among political leaders and business executives, this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit quickly transformed into one of the most eventful gatherings in recent memory. Russia's newly bachelor president, Vladimir Putin, (once again) caught …

Is India's sterilisation programme barbaric and anti-women?

Birth control in India is focused on sterilisation - and health workers are pressurised to promote it, writes Deborah Doane<p>Women were ‘forced’ into sterilisation camps<p>The terrible tragedy of the deaths of women undergoing sterilisation in India’s Chhattisgarh state should inspire anger about the …

Google celebrates Philae’s touchdown on comet

Internet giant Google on Thursday celebrated the historic landing of European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with a …

Who will make the Middle East’s new map?

The present turmoil raging across the Middle East is unfolding on several levels, reflecting the multitude of forces and tensions involved. There is …