Julian Borger

Julian Borger is a British journalist and non-fiction writer. He is the world affairs editor at The Guardian. He was a correspondent in the US, eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Balkans and covered the Bosnian War for the BBC. Borger is a contributor to Center of International Cooperation.

Trump expands global gag rule that blocks US aid for abortion groups

Policy bans aid going to foreign groups that support abortion rights as secretary of state Pompeo says: ‘This is decent and right’

‘It is all of Europe that is hit’

Belgium's neighbours have rallied in support after this week's 'acts of war' that shook Brussels.

West ‘ignored Russian offer to have Assad step aside’

A senior negotiator describes the rejection of an alleged proposal, since then tens of thousands have been killed and millions displaced.

Iran nuclear deal expected to be announced in Vienna

A global landmark agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme is expected to take place today.

Iran wants sanction relief details as nuclear deadline nears

Iranian negotiators want sanctions to be lifted at the same time as the country dismantles nuclear hardware.

Smuggled proof can indict Assad

Enough documentary evidence has been accumulated to prosecute the Syrian president.

Hopes of normalcy between the US and Cuba at last

Restoring normal diplomatic relations offers an opportunity for the US and Cuba to engage on equal terms for the first time in their troubled history.

US Senate report confirms torture does not work

The Senate report on CIA detention and interrogation found that detainees subjected to torture produced no intelligence or "fabricated information".

Khamenei puts foot down

The Iranian leader has promised hardliners that the West will not dictate the terms of nuclear engagement.

Spy revelations poison the pond

The fallout from the Edward Snowden saga is starting to affect global trade relationships.

Romney an echo of Obama

A world in which Mitt Romney holds the single most powerful office may sound a very different place from that of President Barack Obama.

Egypt’s Morsi heads to Iran for Syria talks

Mohamed Morsi's Tehran visit, the first by an Egyptian leader since 1979, is part of plan to form a regional contact group to broker peace in Syria.

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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