Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon is still under attack in the United Kingdom, where the image persists of a military genius consumed by a fanaticism comparable with Hitler or Stalin.
King Felipe VI of Spain has strengthened the standing of Spain's monarchy in his first year as king, surprising the country by squaring up to scandal -- but its future remains uncertain as a fresh political generation comes of age.
It was March 1997 and very much a routine day at The Review, Dawn's mid-week magazine.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
One of the objectives set by President Barack Obama in his proposed "pivot to Asia" was improved integration of the Asia-Pacific Region. As tensions continue to mount in the South China Sea, however, that goal is becoming increasingly unlikely.
Last week's G-7 meeting at Schloss Elmau in the Bavarian Alps marked a major breakthrough in climate-change policy. The seven largest high-income economies (the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Canada) made the revolutionary decision to decarbonize their economies during this century.
Greece is a cow slipping on ice that must be pushed to firm ground, says European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, employing a rustic metaphor for painful days of trying to save headstrong Athens from default and catastrophe.
Denmark's anti-immigration DPP party is expected to post a record score in Thursday's general election, which has been marked by debate over the place of foreigners in Danish society.
Monday, June 15, 2015
So it's going to be a battle of "Little Red Pepper" against "Water Spinach" come next Jan. 16. Hung Hsiu-chu, Little Red Pepper, will face-off with Water Spinach, Tsai Ing-wen, in the presidential election.
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About a month after the April 25 earthquake hit Nepal, a landslide occurred about 10 kilometers north of Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi district.
Sepp Blatter thinks FIFA can reform itself. Anti-corruption experts say an institution in that much trouble won't be able to clean itself up without an outsider.