How does undersea sabotage work? In recent years, Western officials have grown increasingly concerned about the vulnerability of undersea cables, which are estimated to carry 95% of the world’s ...
For decades the mayhem in eastern Congo has destabilised the region. The country imploded between 1998 and 2003, and troops from eight other countries barged in to fight over its mineral wealth.
I n the upcoming presidential elections, Brazil’s right-wing populist leader Jair Bolsonaro will go head to head with Lula da Silva—the country’s former leftist president. In an exclusive interview, ...
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The central bank’s latest policy meeting, which ended on September 21st, has been followed by dramatic moves in financial markets across the world. The economic consequences will be a little slower in ...
The “ FIFA ” series, produced by EA Sports, a division of Electronic Arts, an American firm, is a football-simulation game. Its format is straightforward: players control teams, modelled on real-life ...
C an there be any sporting event more quintessentially English than a county cricket match? Your correspondent recently attended the third day (of a scheduled four) of a match between Surrey and ...
Russian officials report that at least 260,000 people have fled the country since Mr Putin issued his call. Most have crossed land borders into Georgia and Kazakhstan, neither of which require Russian ...
Consequently, Indian matrimony is serious business. The amount of money which changes hands in relation to it can be staggering. Mr Punjabi charges between $5,000 and $50,000 a day, and some ...
The Economist’s Britain economics editor, Soumaya Keynes, explains what has gone wrong with the British economy, and what might happen next.
Eastern Congo has been on fire, on and off, for three decades. Last year Congo’s president, Félix Tshisekedi, declared a “state of siege” in two especially violent provinces, North Kivu and Ituri.
The arc of current management thinking bends towards virtue. Co-operation is what makes teams purr. Low-ego empathy is the hallmark of a thoroughly modern boss. Purpose matters to employees as much as ...