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Germany’s Merkel fires official following far-right fiasco

Saturday, 08 February 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday fired a government official whose congratulating of a ......

Twitter cancels political ads, but pitfalls await

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Twitter announced an end Wednesday to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an ......

Samir Geagea announces resignation of his ministers from Hariri cabinet

Saturday, 19 October 2019

The head of the Lebanese Forces Party Samir Geagea said in a televised speech late on Saturday that ......

Canada Conservative MP slammed for reading Christchurch manifesto into record

Sunday, 02 June 2019

A Canadian Conservative MP has been booted from a parliamentary committee after reading into the ......

Travelers stranded as Sudan strike enters second day

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Hundreds of travelers remained stranded in the Sudanese capital Wednesday as bus terminal staff ......

Guaido’s mother ‘surprised’ by son’s rise in Venezuela

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Norka Marquez was standing near her son, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, when he declared ......

Ahead of elections, Turkish opposition angered at new electoral body amendment

Saturday, 05 January 2019

Turkey's decision to extend the term in office of Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) officials ahead ......

Identity politics and the threat to individualism

Monday, 29 October 2018

Dr. Adil Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses (IDSA) based in New Delhi since August 2016. For over 20 years, he has been a journalist, researcher, political commentator for various international think tanks and media organizations, both in the United Arab Emirates and India. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Services Institution of India (USI) for two years from 2014 to 2016, where he still holds the honorary title of Distinguished Fellow. He has also worked at the Abu Dhabi-based think tank The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) for eight years (2006-14).

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What Kavanaugh nomination tells us about American politics

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

 Walid Jawad is a former Senior Policy Analyst at U.S. Department of State and a former Washington, DC correspondent. He covered American politics for a number of TV outlets since 1997. Walid holds an undergraduate degree (B.A) in Decision Science and Management Information Systems and a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. You can follow him @walidaj

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Surviving office politics without going mad

Friday, 21 September 2018

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .

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New BBC political show sparks controversy for hosting all-women panel

Sunday, 09 September 2018

The BBC’s new daily politics show sparked controversy after launching last Monday with an ......

S.Korean former president’s sentence extended

Friday, 24 August 2018

A South Korean appeal court on Friday extended ex-president Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for ......

Trump says market would ‘crash’ if he were impeached

Thursday, 23 August 2018

President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Thursday that the US economy would collapse if he ......

VIDEO: Military looms large over divisive Pakistan election

Friday, 20 July 2018

Accusations of military interference, encroaching extremism and a series of deadly attacks have cast ......

Transhumanism: Politics of hybridizing humans with robots

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Dr. Adil Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses (IDSA) based in New Delhi since August 2016. For over 20 years, he has been a journalist, researcher, political commentator for various international think tanks and media organizations, both in the United Arab Emirates and India. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Services Institution of India (USI) for two years from 2014 to 2016, where he still holds the honorary title of Distinguished Fellow. He has also worked at the Abu Dhabi-based think tank The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) for eight years (2006-14).

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