Mahir Ali

More Goodluck?

The Nigerian president is expected to be re-elected. Published Jan 21, 2015 06:38am

Beyond Charlie

The ideal reaction to offensive cartoons is simply to ignore them. Published Jan 14, 2015 02:35am

Screen shots

Three generations of Kims have longed to be taken seriously. Published Jan 07, 2015 06:29am

Manna for Havana?

The start of a new phase in US-Cuba ties surprised many. Published Dec 31, 2014 06:36am

Unscheduled truce

A century ago, enemies met up in the snow and shook hands. Published Dec 24, 2014 05:45am

State of siege

Australia’s stepping in where angels fear to tread is an old habit. Published Dec 17, 2014 01:13am

Push for change

There’s no reason to assume that the PTI is a preferable alternative. Published Dec 10, 2014 07:36am

El Pepe’s wisdom

The Uruguayan leader will formally bow out next March. Published Nov 26, 2014 12:59am

Ambala to Moscow

The nature of the smoking gun is a remarkable aspect of the Philby tale. Published Nov 19, 2014 01:56am

Black flag zones

The militant mindset is not likely to go away. Published Nov 12, 2014 07:02am

Australian giant

As PM, Whitlam realised there was no time to waste. Published Oct 29, 2014 04:37am

Turkish conundrum

Turkey has been ambivalent about the US-led campaign against IS. Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

The pandemic panic

Cuba’s is a constant presence in disaster zones across the globe. Published Oct 15, 2014 06:46am

Politics of fear

Fear is an invaluable political device. Published Oct 01, 2014 03:43am

Patterns of abuse

Much of the child sex abuse within Pakistani communities in the UK is unreported. Published Sep 24, 2014 01:08am

Aye for Scotland?

The message was: you’ll be ruined if you choose independence. Updated Sep 17, 2014 02:07am

Russia and the West

It certainly won’t pay to provoke Vladimir Putin. Published Sep 10, 2014 01:02am

Armageddon can wait

The IS project can be foiled only with the cooperation of Iraqi Sunnis. Published Sep 03, 2014 01:14am

US in black & white

Victimisation by the police of non-whites is all too common. Published Aug 27, 2014 04:32am

Parallel politics

In some ways, Khan and Qadri are not too different from those they seek to displace. Published Aug 20, 2014 06:30am