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Democrats need to talk honestly about race. But can they?

Democrats need to talk honestly about race. But can they?

Race is going to be a crucial issue in the 2020 American election.

Royal charm in a transformed country

Royal charm in a transformed country

That Pakistan regularly gets a raw deal in the international media thanks to a lopsided portrayal with negative undertones is nothing new.

Qatar has achieved 2030 SDGs in education, health ahead of time

Qatar has achieved 2030 SDGs in education, health ahead of time

Qatar has achieved the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the fields of education and health ahead of time, HE Dr Saleh bin Mohamed al-Nabit, President of the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) and Chairman of the Permanent Population Committee, has said, while outlining what has been

Dollar weakness seen persisting, but reserves dominance here to stay

Dollar weakness seen persisting, but reserves dominance here to stay

The US has historically maintained a strong dollar policy, but cracks have started appearing in the mighty greenback of late.

A fresh look at US-China rivalry

A fresh look at US-China rivalry

Almost a decade ago, China bulls like Martin Jacques and I predicted the rise of the People’s Republic at the expense of a declining United States. Today, with the two superpowers unabashedly jostling for hegemony – their trade war being just one sign of this – it is time for a fresh assessment.

Amir’s attendance at Japanese emperor’s enthronement aims to reaffirm strong ties

Amir’s attendance at Japanese emperor’s enthronement aims to reaffirm strong ties

The Qatari-Japanese relations are characterised by their historical depth and development year after year, as well as being based on strong friendship, co-operation, respect and trust between the two countries.

Brave Blossoms depart unbowed from World Cup

Brave Blossoms depart unbowed from World Cup

Japan were beaten up and bundled out of the World Cup on Sunday but whatever happens over the next two weeks will have to be pretty special for the Brave Blossoms to be displaced as the symbol of the ninth edition of rugby’s showpiece tournament.

Mini-pantries bring free food, solidarity to US streets

Mini-pantries bring free food, solidarity to US streets

On a recent Sunday, across the Potomac River from the US capital, two pre-teen girls were dusting off a refurbished dresser near a busy road, stocked with fruit, canned goods, toothpaste, children’s books and more.

The IMF should take over Libra

The IMF should take over Libra

The Libra Association is fragmenting. Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Stripe, Mercado Pago, and eBay have abandoned the Facebook-led corporate alliance underpinning Libra, the asset-backed cryptocurrency meant to revolutionise international money.

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