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Charting a third narrative for the Sri Lankan Civil War

Charting a third narrative for the Sri Lankan Civil War

Jeevan Thiagarajah says there are two sharply contrasting irreconcilable narratives of the last phase of the war against the LTTE and that an alternative must be considered.

Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Consumer confidence is dwindling, some economists say, as industry appears to slow down.

Why Europe can’t avoid the ‘S’ word

Why Europe can’t avoid the ‘S’ word

The pressure is on for the European Central Bank to begin stimulus programs to buoy the eurozone economy.

The Ebola virus: Origins and dangers

The Ebola virus: Origins and dangers

Deforestation, poverty and recession have increased the likelihood of humans coming in contact with Ebola-carrying wildlife.

Kerry looks for ‘transformative’ ties with India

Kerry looks for ‘transformative’ ties with India

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Kerry that Washington's spying on its ally was "unacceptable".

Egypt election: El-Sissi likely to win despite dissatisfied, divided youth

Egypt election: El-Sissi likely to win despite dissatisfied, divided youth

Although he won popular support after the January 2011 uprising, his rival Hamdeen Sabahi is expected to lose, say most poll numbers.

Battleground 2014: South Africa

Battleground 2014: South Africa

South Africa marked two decades of multi-racial democracy in 2014 even as 25.3 million voters cast their ballots on May 7.

An Eyewitness to the Syrian Rebellion: Father Frans in His Own Words

An Eyewitness to the Syrian Rebellion: Father Frans in His Own Words

In many respects, the Father’s observations contrast sharply with what has become the standard view of the rebellion in Western media.

Are Turkey’s local elections a vote of confidence for Erdogan?

Are Turkey’s local elections a vote of confidence for Erdogan?

Following the Gezi Park protests, clampdowns on freedom of speech, and recent political scandal voters may be ready to shift their loyalties.

Are Turkey’s local elections a vote of confidence for Erdogan?

Are Turkey’s local elections a vote of confidence for Erdogan?

Following the Gezi Park protests, clampdowns on freedom of speech, and recent political scandal voters may be ready to shift their loyalties.