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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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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India: A million mutinies now over criminals in politics

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2013


It’s an eye-catching figure – 30 per cent of members of India’s lower house of …

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Doublespeak, diverted planes:#Snowden saga more surreal by the hour

by Rashmee

Posted on July 2, 2013


By the day, by the hour, the Edward Snowden story grows ever more surreal. On …

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Is this is the bird Ed #Snowden dreams of?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2013


  Edward Snowden sounded upbeat, cocky even, in his live, two-hours-and-forty-three-minute online chat via The …

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Choosing Iran’s president from 6 different shades of black

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2013


The world will know which way the Iranian election has gone at roughly half-8 in …

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John Kerry: Modest boastfulness vs boastful modesty?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2013


Was John Kerry being modestly boastful or boastfully modest while talking to young Ethiopians in …

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Haiti: Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink

by Rashmee

Posted on May 13, 2013


No news might be good news. But that’s if you’re not in Haiti. Here, good …

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Sharif: Janus-like as in two-faced? Or man of transition?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 12, 2013


Foreign Policy seems to suggest  that Pakistan’s once and future prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is …

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The Congo. Haiti. Think lost revenue. Think links

by Rashmee

Posted on May 10, 2013


The Democratic Republic of Congo lost out on about $1.4 billion in revenue by selling …

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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