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    Pakistani and Afghan elites cannot afford any more infighting

    Severe political crises in Pakistan and Afghanistan, both mired in wrangling over recent election results, have obscured the...

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    Advent invests in Brazil national park company Cataratas

    US private equity group Advent International has invested in a Brazilian national park service provider whose assets include...

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  1. FT Alphaville

    August 27, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - A look at income inequality, hour by hour. And real wage growth this year. - Olivier Blanchard on...

  2. August 27, 2014

    Proposals for UN development goal face criticism

    Proposals for a new set of UN development goals, used to shape national and international policies for raising living...

  3. FT Photo Diary

    August 27, 2014

    War games

    Brian Lawless/PA Some of 130 soldiers from the 46th Infantry Group go through final preparations at the Glen of Imaal ahead...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    August 21, 2014

    Russian militant detained

    Oleksandr Ratushniak/AFP/Getty Armed Ukrainian forces detain a pro-Russian militant in the village of Chornukhino in the...

  5. August 20, 2014

    Donors demand Israel lifts Gaza blockade to help reconstruction

    UN agencies and countries donating financial aid to the Palestinians are demanding that Israel lift its blockade on trade...

  6. FT Photo Diary

    August 18, 2014

    A Palestinian bride

    Said Khatib/AFP/Getty A Palestinian bride, who lost her home during fighting between Hamas and Israel, poses at her wedding...

  7. August 17, 2014

    Isis continues to make gains in Syria despite pressures in Iraq

    The advances by US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Iraq may comfort those living in the country’s semi-autonomous...

  8. August 11, 2014

    Haidar al-Abadi seen as steady, if uninspiring, leader for Iraq

    Within Iraq’s corridors of power, Haidar al-Abadi rarely made a big impression, but he always made a good one. Discreet but...

  9. August 10, 2014

    Maliki takes premiership battle to court

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki late on Sunday warned that he would file a legal complaint in federal court against the...

  10. August 8, 2014

    Barack Obama is right to take risks in Iraq

    President Barack Obama’s decision to go back into the Iraq from which he extricated the US almost three years ago is risky...

  11. August 7, 2014

    Germany, UK and France propose Gaza monitoring force

    Germany, the UK and France have proposed deploying a German-led, monitoring mission on the Gaza Strip’s borders to bolster a...

  12. FT Photo Diary

    August 7, 2014

    Daily life at UN school in Gaza

    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Displaced Palestinian Abu Amjad Nofal, 60, washes his face at a UN school in Gaza on Thursday, where...

  13. August 7, 2014

    Taliban’s summer surge threatens Afghanistan’s stability

    As politicians in Kabul wrangle over the result of Afghanistan’s contested presidential election, Taliban forces have used...

  14. The World

    August 7, 2014

    Meanwhile, outside Gaza, civilians are also dying

    The Gaza strip was not the only place where civilians were suffering and dying last week. There were (and are) several other...

  15. August 7, 2014

    Khmer Rouge leaders convicted in Cambodia

    Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Three and a half decades after the genocidal rule of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge ended, a UN-backed war...

  16. August 5, 2014

    In search of lasting peace in Gaza

    The ceasefire in Gaza is an occasion for both relief and sorrow: relief that the killing has stopped for now, but sorrow...

  17. August 5, 2014

    Ceasefire takes hold in Gaza

    Israel said it had pulled all of its troops out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning and was adhering to a 72-hour ceasefire...

  18. August 4, 2014

    Israeli foreign minister urges UN administration of Gaza

    Israel’s far-right foreign minister has proposed putting the Gaza Strip under UN administration, like Kosovo 15 years ago,...

  19. August 4, 2014

    Libya MPs defy Islamists to attend Tobruk swearing-in ceremony

    An overwhelming majority of Libya’s new MPs defied Islamists and their militia allies to attend a swearing-in ceremony in...

  20. FT Alphaville

    August 4, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific markets were uninspired despite a solid jobs report from the US on Friday and fresh data showing a...

  21. August 3, 2014

    End impunity in Indonesia

    Sander Thoenes was 30 years old when he was murdered in East Timor, as Indonesia evacuated the former Portuguese colony in...

  22. August 3, 2014

    Israel begins to pull back in Gaza

    The bulk of Israeli ground forces in the Gaza Strip pulled back to positions close to the border with Israel on Sunday,...

  23. August 2, 2014

    Britain to pull embassy staff out of Libya

    TRIPOLI, Aug 2 – Britain will close its embassy in Tripoli from August 4, evacuating diplomatic staff to Tunisia, after...

  24. August 1, 2014

    Israel says missing soldier is dead

    Israel has said that an army officer it had feared abducted in the southern Gaza Strip had in fact been killed in battle....

  25. August 1, 2014

    Gaza ceasefire collapses as Israel and Hamas exchange fire

    A 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip backed by the US and UN, intended to calm fighting and allow civilians to regroup and...

  26. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: “Asian stocks dropped, extending the biggest global rout in six months that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

  27. FT Photo Diary

    July 31, 2014

    UN school in Beit Lahiya

    Lefteris Pitaraki/AP Displaced Palestinians pass time at a UN school where they now live, in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza...

  28. The World

    July 31, 2014

    Gaza: four end-game scenarios

    Israel’s Operation Protective Edge entered its 24th day on Thursday, and is now one of the longest-running conflicts for a...

  29. July 31, 2014

    A swing to the left for the UK?

    The UK has a seriously unbalanced economy, with little spare capacity and a slow trend rate of growth. To correct its...

  30. July 30, 2014

    Dozens die in Gaza school and market attacks

    Israeli artillery shells on Wednesday killed at least 19 people seeking refuge in a Gaza school from the military operation...

  31. July 30, 2014

    Paris evacuates French and British from Libya fighting

    France has evacuated almost 50 French citizens together with seven Britons by warship from Libya amid deteriorating security...

  32. July 29, 2014

    UN body reviews rules on conflict zone flights

    The UN body that oversees the co-ordination of international aviation regulations has pledged to re-examine rules for flying...

  33. July 29, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: Caught in the crossfire

    Ukraine’s civilian casualties On Trenev street, a short drive from the centre of Donetsk, crowds gathered Tuesday around a...

  34. July 28, 2014

    Cambodia: Wave of discontent

    At 29 years and counting, Hun Sen’s lengthy spell as leader of Cambodia ranks alongside only a handful of other fiercely...

  35. FT Alphaville

    July 28, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: “Asian stocks rose, with a gauge of Chinese shares in Hong Kong heading toward a bull market, while Treasuries and...

  36. beyondbrics

    July 28, 2014

    Guest post: taking care of China’s elderly

    By Ben Simpfendorfer of Silk Road Associates The Yuecheng in Beijing’s southern suburbs is a pleasant looking senior living...

  37. July 27, 2014

    Global push can bring remedies within reach of all who need them

    We are witnessing a remarkable transformation in the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). Intensive research is...

  38. July 27, 2014

    Conflict resumes in Gaza as ceasefire hopes fade

    War in Gaza Hopes for a quick end to the latest conflict in the Gaza Strip receded on Sunday as Israel and Hamas resumed...

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