The average property price in London has increased fourfold since 1995, soaring, slumping and soaring again in a volatile market that economists and commentators have struggled to get a grip on.
Iranian diplomats were all smiles as they resumed ties with a rising African country at the 12th Islamic Summit in Cairo. The event on the evening of February 6th included a photo-op handshake and a signing ceremony, but the historic Read on! →
Jordan’s monarchy weathered the Arab Spring. Yet all is not well in the Hashemite Kingdom. The monarchy’s decades-long high wire act might be set for a fall.
This time last year, Roxby Downs was booming. In an Australian landscape dotted with constellations of metal, mineral and energy mines, Roxby was one of the most modern towns in Australia, growing out of an isolated patch of desert 563km Read on! →
Billions of Euros have been poured into the EFSF, Eurozone bailout fund; but is solidarity with fellow members a good enough motivation to contribute?
Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish PM, and Artur Mas, Catalonia’s regional leader, met in March for secret talks to discuss Catalonia’s financial and political situation. Reports suggest that Mr Rajoy offered to consider a financial deal that would increase the deficit Read on! →
Labelled as a failed state, Somalia is finally on the long road to recovery, but is their new constitution holding them back?
This year, Iranians will take to the polls to elect a new president. Although it is difficult to predict the outcome, one thing is certain: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is out.
Last week, Xi Jinping took office as the President of the People’s Republic of China, officially assuming full power of his position during National People’s Congress. During his closing speech, Xi called upon the nation to unite in the pursuit Read on! →