Opinion

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    Drought and conflict can spur climate refugees

    Tim Radford  | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    AUSTRIAN researchers have made it simpler to identify climate refugees, claiming to have established a direct causal link between climate change, conflict and the numbers...

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    Yellow vests, welfare state crisis and socialism

    Michèle Brand | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Far from dying down after the holidays, France’s yellow vest movement is continuing to blaze throughout the country....

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    The shame of the 1 per cent continues

    Mel Gurtov | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    SPEAKING at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Sir David Attenborough called on government and business leaders to support, with practical plans, ‘United...

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    Ways to make medical studies more effective

    Md Abdul Jalil Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    A RADIANT change has been observed recently in the general education system....

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    Pakistan at crossroads

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    WE HAVE already used the term ‘crossroads’ when we discussed new trends in Japan’s foreign policy....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    IN MID-JULY 1974 when I had that memorable meeting with General Ziaur Rahman, Bir Uttam, it was unimaginable, almost impossible to think that within less...

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    Afghanistan: America’s shameful war

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    AN ANCIENT Hindu prayer says, ‘Lord Shiva, save us from the claw of the tiger, the fang of the cobra, and the vengeance of the...

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    Great Brexit show is about to begin!

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    THERE is a revulsion with Brexit and a growing desire across Britain to ‘Get it over with’. This impatience can be seen in the growing...

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    France, Yellow Vests and the MEK

    by Robert Fantina | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    NO ONE today is surprised at the foreign policy of the United States. War, violation of international law and disdain for human rights are all...

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    Riveting triangular pre-election pirouette

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    THE image of Priyanka Gandhi that has stayed with me is of her campaigning for her mother and brother in Rae Bareli and Amethi in...

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