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22.10.14 | Suzanne Franks

Thirty years since the Ethiopian famine, Suzanne Franks reflects on the significance of the news event that followed.

17.10.14 | Michael M. Gunter

Michael Gunter and Nahro Zagros explain the origins of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), how they have ruthlessly explored the weaknesses of the Syrian and Iraqi states, and why they are proving so difficult to challenge.

15.10.14 | Karin Zitzewitz

New plans threaten to turn Kala Ghoda, Mumbai’s arts district, into a Times Square-style tourist mecca, but the arts community are unlikely to give up their slice of the city.