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Irfan Husain

Brexit blues in Britain

IT took the brief disappearance of Marmite from the shelves of Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, to ... Published Oct 17, 2016 07:01am

The Turkish model

Our civilian leaders cannot replicate Turkey’s example. Published Oct 15, 2016 01:24am

The fall of the Fake Sheikh

LAST Wednesday, three of the happiest people in Pakistan must have been Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed ... Published Oct 10, 2016 06:04am

A hunter’s tale

Mopping up the juices of a variant of chicken alla cacciatora leads to some experimental bread-baking Published Oct 09, 2016 06:56am

Crisis? What crisis?

Imran Khan’s disdain for parliament has long been apparent. Updated Oct 08, 2016 05:46am

Looking for utopia with Jeremy Corbyn

AFTER a debilitating, year-long war over the soul of the Labour Party, many are asking if the victory of the hard... Published Oct 03, 2016 07:04am

Keep calm & carry on

Desktop warriors always find it easy to go to war. Updated Oct 01, 2016 01:01pm

Fourth time lucky?

The PM lacks understanding of the military mind. Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

The Armenian massacres

AS the great battles of the First World War at Verdun and the Somme are commemorated a century after hundreds of... Published Sep 19, 2016 07:36am

The odd couple

Pakistan’s ties with the US show no signs of improvement. Published Sep 17, 2016 06:53am

Junket for Kashmir

The world is tired of Pak-India squabbling. Updated Sep 10, 2016 03:45pm

The burkini wars

How did the burkini come to occupy centre stage in French politics? Published Sep 03, 2016 03:32am

Lust for land

It’s not only the military that has deprived the poor of land. Published Aug 27, 2016 01:19am

South Africa in flux

FINALLY, some good news from South Africa. After several years of economic decline, increasing unemployment and... Published Aug 22, 2016 07:05am

Death by committee

When bureaucracy wants to avoid action, it sets up committees. Published Aug 20, 2016 01:18am

Canada’s tar sands woes

ON average, petrol costs around 20 cents less in Canada’s western province of Alberta than it does in New ... Published Aug 15, 2016 06:49am