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A president should not be immune to indictment

A president should not be immune to indictment

In a nation of laws, no one should be above them. Not even the president. Especially not the president of the United States. But for the time being, he is.

The new-old globalisation

The new-old globalisation

Once upon a time, everyone assumed that there was a single phenomenon called globalisation, whereby cross-border flows of financial capital drove innovation, industrialisation, development, and trade.

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International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day

Trump is guilty as not charged By Elizabeth Drew

Trump is guilty as not charged By Elizabeth Drew

The political situation in the United States is more unsettled now than at any time since I began covering it, including the Watergate era.

Putin-Kim summit sends message to Washington

Putin-Kim summit sends message to Washington

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time this week at a symbolic summit hoping to project himself as a serious world player but likely to come away without the relief he seeks from crushing sanctions.

Amir’s visit enhances Qatari-African ties

Amir’s visit enhances Qatari-African ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani paid a state visit to Nigeria yesterday on the second leg of his tour of the African continent which included a visit to Rwanda.

Jet Airways woes: India aviation boom flies into air pockets

Jet Airways woes: India aviation boom flies into air pockets

Jet Airways, once ranked India’s biggest airline by market value, is stuck in air pockets. The carrier has grounded its fleet, staff salaries are delayed, it’s missed payments to banks and leasing companies, and a bailout plan proposed by its lenders is in limbo.

The closing of the Chinese mind

The closing of the Chinese mind

Lou Jiwei may not be a household name in the West, but the former Chinese finance minister is well known and highly respected among financiers and economic policymakers.

Updated BP guidelines catch more kids at risk for heart disease

Updated BP guidelines catch more kids at risk for heart disease

Paediatric blood pressure guideline changes issued in 2017 increase the number of children diagnosed with high blood pressure, a new study finds.

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International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Data protection is social protection

Data protection is social protection

In recent decades, social assistance programmes around the world have been strengthened to the point that they now benefit more than 2.5bn people, usually the poorest and most vulnerable.

Juventus’ title feels more mundane than extraordinary

Juventus’ title feels more mundane than extraordinary

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said several times that winning Serie A for an eighth year in a row would be “something extraordinary” but, for all the impressive statistics and records, it turned out to be all rather mundane.

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