Roughly a month into the war, Russia controlled more than 22% of Ukrainian territory (including the land it occupied in 2014). Ukraine, helped by supplies of advanced weapons from the West, hit back ...
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“In public, your bottom should emit no secret winds past your thighs. It disgraces you if other people notice any of your smelly filth.” This useful bit of advice for young courtiers in the early 13th ...
Mach 5 is the new Mach 1. Just as aviators of old sought to break the sound barrier and travel supersonically, the search is now on for reliable and controllable ways to travel “hypersonically”, ...
India’s civil society is one of its biggest industries. It includes over 200,000 registered NGOs—more than the number of private firms in the country’s agriculture and finance sectors. The ...
But they also believe his contempt for alliances (witness the latest outburst against NATO) could yield huge propaganda gains ...
Boris Pistorius might seem an unlikely candidate for Germany’s most popular politician. A ruddy-faced veteran of local politics in the flat north-western state of Lower Saxony, he can sound gruff and ...
Sign up here to receive “The US in brief” as a newsletter, each weekday, in your inbox. Nikki Haley vowed to stay in the ...
Hamas, Hizbullah and the Houthis are too deeply rooted in their communities to be excluded, argues Badr Albusaidi ...
S OME INFECTIONS—HIV/AIDS, for example—are chronic. If you catch one you are stuck with it indefinitely, unless a treatment exists to clear away the guilty pathogen. Many, though, are acute. Unless ...
REFIK ANADOL is in high demand. Last year the artist projected luminous images of coral on to a wall at the World Economic ...
W anted: presidents for America’s top universities. Applicants must possess an unimpeachable academic record. Marc Tessier-Lavigne resigned as president of Stanford University i ...