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Soleimani air strike: Why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries

Last laugh: Ukraine comedian who became president

A month on from Zelensky's election win, details of what he will actually do in power, or who will make up his core team, are hazy

Trump and Nunes torch tradition of trust between Congress and FBI

FBI Director Christopher Wray spoke out against Trump’s wishes about releasing the memo after he failed to convince the White House to block it

Social justice calls for new thinking

A new kind of intellectual needs to join the ranks of those fighting for economic emancipation, writes Louise Ferreira.

Obama confronts nuclear threats on world stage

President Barack Obama is returning to the threat to US security that he calls the gravest of all: terrorists getting material for a nuclear bomb.

Anniversaries from ‘unhistory’

The way we remember the past often illuminates what we choose to forget.

Fans, Romans, countrymen: Lend me your votes

Singer Youssou N'Dour has announced his presidential bid, and joins a long list of celebrities with lofty political ambitions.

Palin says Obama’s policies have US on road to ruin

Sarah Palin said on Friday an explosion of government spending and debt under President Barack Obama had put the US on "the road to ruin".

Reagan son: Alzheimer’s seen during presidency

Ronald Reagan, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years after leaving office, showed signs of the condition while still in the White House.

Prominent Vatican diplomat dies after long illness

Cardinal Pio Laghi, a long-time Vatican diplomat who forged enduring ties with key White House officials, particularly the Bush family, died recently.

Communist tour becomes offbeat attraction in Poland

Clad in a dirty blue overall, the young man planted his feet squarely on the floor of the stifling bus, raised his megaphone and hectored the passengers: "You stinking capitalists!" Headed by the ageing 1960s bus, the rattle-trap convoy of communist-era vehicles, which also included a couple of Trabant and Lada cars, lumbered off to the heart of what was once the showpiece of the People's Republic of Poland.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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National Science and Technology Forum

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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