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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond

    ​Geopolitics is at its most volatile in decades but there is a chance of stability
    ​Geopolitics is at its most volatile in decades but there is a chance of stability
    Washington and Seoul are making final preparations for their annual joint military drills in South Korea later this month. The events, which have...
    Russian hostility tops landmark post-Brexit Nato summit, followed by EU co-operation
    Russian hostility tops landmark post-Brexit Nato summit, followed by EU co-operation
    Leaders from 28 countries, with a collective population of about one billion, are preparing for a landmark Nato summit on July 8 and 9 in Poland...
    Brexit: What are the likely scenarios?
    Brexit: What are the likely scenarios?
    NEWS ANALYSISThe final countdown to next week’s landmark “in-out” European Union ­referendum in Britain is now under way, with a...
    Sporting political and economic risk kicks off this week
    Sporting political and economic risk kicks off this week
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    Davos must focus on political risks
    Davos must focus on political risks
    More than 2 500 leaders from business, government, international organisations, civil society, academia, media and the arts have gathered in...
    Sochi Games: Putin's project of personal importance
    Sochi Games: Putin's project of personal importance
    With the 2014 Winter Olympics beginning on February 7, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has high hopes that a successful event will enhance...
    Bahrain police install cameras to curb abuse
    Bahrain police install cameras to curb abuse
    Bahrain is installing video cameras in police stations to try to clean up its human rights image after crushing a pro-democracy uprising last year,...
    Triumph in store for Islamists in first 'Arab Spring' vote
    Triumph in store for Islamists in first 'Arab Spring' vote
    Islamists are expected to do well in Tunisia's first democratic election on Sunday, 10 months after the ouster of autocratic leader Zine al-Abidine...
    Jubilant Egyptians usher in post-Mubarak era
    Jubilant Egyptians usher in post-Mubarak era
    Egyptians woke to a new dawn on Saturday after 30 years of autocratic rule under Hosni Mubarak, full of hope after achieving almost unthinkable...
    In Tahrir Square, the freedom party begins
    In Tahrir Square, the freedom party begins
    Egyptians in their millions danced and partied through the night on Saturday, celebrating the fall of the man who ruled like a pharaoh for 30 years...
    Mubarak said to be quitting, opposition fear 'coup'
    Mubarak said to be quitting, opposition fear 'coup'
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak looked likely to step down on Thursday after more than two weeks of protests against his 30-year rule and the...
    Egypt army takes 'measures to protect nation'
    Egypt army takes 'measures to protect nation'
    Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq told the BBC that President Hosni Mubarak may step down and the situation in the country will be clarified...