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The Irish border continues to cloud Brexit negotiations

Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and European Union have been fraught by disagreement. However, negotiators publicly agree that a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland should be avoided....
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Military might leads the debate in Kashmir

In August 1947, two nations gained independence from British rule. One was a new nation that had been forged through compromise and reluctance: Pakistan. The other, India, had endured a long and turbulent history,...
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Populism to Pensions: Love or Hate for Putin’s New Policy?

It has been close to a year since the 2018 March presidential elections in Russia, which saw Vladimir Putin enter his fourth term as president. Shortly after, the President, whose approval rating...

2017 in Review: India

In this series of articles, 2017 in Review, we look back at the year in each region of the world. Seventy years on since Partition, Vivek Rajkhowa takes a look at what’s been happening in...
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Yorxit: Would Yorkshire really devolve?

Yorkshire is the only English county where at any sporting or music event, and even sometimes just out in the streets, you will hear that chant uniting one and all: “Yorkshire! Yorkshire! Yorkshire!” God’s Own...
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Bolivia seeks investment as lithium price sky-rockets

Over the past decade Bolivia’s dazzling Salar de Uyuni has become one of South America’s most unmissable sights. Millions of tourists have made the journey to see the azure sky of the Andes flawlessly...

Trump versus California: The great marijuana debate

Ronald Reagan’s quip that “the best view of Big Government is in the rear-view mirror as you’re driving away from it,” is a testament to the Republican Party’s sceptical view of the federal government....

Blood and oil: can Angola move out of dos Santos’ shadow?

On 23 August, Angolans went to the polls to vote in a parliamentary election from which President José Eduardo dos Santos was absent from the list of candidates. While it is not unusual for...

“History will be kind to Theresa May” says former aide Katie Perrior

Theresa May's former Director of Communications, Katie Perrior, described the media as “eating out of the palm of hand” even before she became the leader of the Conservative Party. How has she gone...
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2017 in Review: The Middle East and North Africa

It's rarely a quiet year in the Middle East, even when the US president doesn't unilaterally reshape the prospects for peace in Palestine. 2017 has been heavily defined by the conflict between the region's...

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