Egypt, a bloodied nation, a nation in tears. Can we now agree to call it a coup?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2013


You do not have to be a Muslim Brotherhood supporter, you do not have to …

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Former Egypt president fridge is fine, says EU’s top diplomat

by Rashmee

Posted on July 30, 2013


This is high diplomacy for Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs …

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Dear Beautiful World, writes Abercrombie & Fitch, even if you’re not

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2013


Dear Beautiful World (and we, here at Abercrombie & Fitch really do believe you’re beautiful, …

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#RoyalBaby: The Archers again but less majesty please, not lese majeste

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2013


The Windsors are becoming like a continuously and magnificently updated episode of The Archers, the …

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#RoyalBaby: Breaking news. There’s no news

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2013


The most innovative spin of all. When there’s no real news but media outlets have …

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Obama bin Laden: Anti-Americanism more ‘popular’ than ever

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2013


As John Kerry flags off new Middle East negotiations about negotiations, one has to wonder …

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Friends, Romans, everyone: Shakespeare goes from Globe to globe

by Rashmee

Posted on July 16, 2013


Ai Weiwei was right. Because Great Britain had self-confidence, it didn’t need a monumental Olympics.…

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Best of times and worst of times: July 2005, last G8 summit in UK

by Rashmee

Posted on June 16, 2013


The last G8 summit in the UK was both the best of times and the …

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Rouhani’s #Iran: Conservatively moderate or moderately conservative?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 15, 2013


Is Hassan Rouhani’s victory, in the words of the Iranian proverb, a stone thrown …

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The Caribbean Island experience: Futile or fun & frolic?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2013


So, it’s got it all. Sun, sea and sand. And the Flamboyant Tree (what we …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK