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  1. April 15, 2014

    Burnt Generation, Terrace Rooms, Somerset House, London – review

    Three men lift a male corpse from a river. As they bend over the dead man, one of his naked legs falls free of his robe to...

  2. The World

    April 15, 2014

    Smart Reads April 15, 2014

    • The FT continues its Fragile Middle series with a look at how one in five Chinese are only one pay packet away from...

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  1. Special Report - Renminbi: The Global Challenge

  2. Defence

    Western defence companies are on the back foot as deep cuts work their way through the...
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  1. beyondbrics

    March 25, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Funds cut Russian holdings | Investors are beginning to wonder what the long-term consequences of the...

  2. March 19, 2014

    Grim economic outlook overshadows Iran’s new year festivities

    As the old year draws to a close in Iran, Haji Firouz, entertainers with soot-covered faces and shiny red outfits, carry on...

  3. beyondbrics

    March 14, 2014

    London morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Malema bids to turn division into votes | ‘The only thing that has changed is the government of white people...

  4. March 13, 2014

    Iran’s Hassan Rouhani seals gas deal during visit to Oman

    President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has concluded an official trip to Oman by signing a long-awaited deal to supply natural gas...

  5. beyondbrics

    March 11, 2014

    Investing in Iran: not such a far frontier

    Last week this blog looked at the investment case for Iraq under the headline: “A frontier too far?” So we were struck by a...

  6. The A-List

    March 5, 2014

    The Saudis and Pakistan’s strategic shift on Syria

    At the behest of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan has made a strategic shift from its so far neutral position on Syria’s civil war –...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    February 17, 2014

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    AFP A picture released by the website of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows Iranian women and a girl...

  8. beyondbrics

    February 17, 2014

    The week ahead: Feb 17-21

    A slightly belated week ahead in emerging markets:Thailand, Mexico and Taiwan announce GDP for Q4; China’s Flash PMI; the...

  9. February 16, 2014

    Iran nuclear talks need to build trust on both sides

    Ronald Reagan’s famous dictum on dealing with the Soviet Union was to “trust, but verify”. But according to the US Senator...

  10. FT Photo Diary

    February 11, 2014

    35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution

    Abedin Taherkenah/EPA Iran students show their fingers painted with Iran’s national flag during a ceremony marking the 35th...

  11. February 9, 2014

    Iran says investors spooked by warnings on sanctions violations

    US warnings against doing business with Iran have left companies confused about whether they can work in the Islamic...

  12. February 2, 2014

    Sanctions will weaken Rouhani’s hand in nuclear talks

    When Hassan Rouhani took office in August, film-maker Hossein Dehbashi made a political video setting the Iranian...

  13. February 2, 2014

    French business delegation aims for early bird advantage in Iran

    A delegation of more than 100 French companies is set to visit Tehran on Monday in the biggest demonstration of western...

  14. January 31, 2014

    Jack Straw calls on UK to reopen diplomatic ties with Iran

    Britain should re-establish full diplomatic relations with Iran within months, according to Jack Straw, the former foreign...

  15. January 28, 2014

    Ending Syrian carnage requires a rapid deal with Iran

    The talks in Geneva between Bashar al-Assad’s functionaries and mainly émigré opposition leaders – even if they marginally...

  16. January 23, 2014

    Iran courts western oil majors at Davos

    President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has asked a group of western oil majors to detail the conditions under which they would...

  17. January 23, 2014

    Hassan Rouhani outlines plan for Iran’s growth for next decade

    Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran, on Thursday predicted that his country had the potential to be one of the top 10...

  18. January 21, 2014

    Dubai eager to capitalise on Iran opening

    The many daily flights between Dubai and Tehran are always busy. But these days the Iranians heading home after business and...

  19. January 20, 2014

    Q&A: What has changed in the sanctions regime on Iran?

    EU foreign ministers on Monday approved a six-month suspension of certain sanctions on Iran after the International Atomic...

  20. January 20, 2014

    Oil markets likely to remain calm as Iran sanctions ease

    After all the talking, Monday will see the first easing of European Union oil-related sanctions against Iran, as a result of...

  21. January 19, 2014

    Opposition threatens to pull out of Syria talks

    Syria’s main political opposition has threatened to withdraw from international peace talks aimed at bringing an end to the...

  22. January 11, 2014

    Iran and Russia negotiating big oil-for-goods deal

    LONDON/ANKARA, January 10 – Iran and Russia are negotiating an oil-for-goods swap worth $1.5bn a month that would enable...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    January 7, 2014

    Tehran’s child of fortune

    Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA Mona sells fortune papers in a subway in Tehran, Iran. The country’s economic crisis has forced many...

  24. January 7, 2014

    Jack Straw leads delegation of British politicians to Tehran

    Former foreign secretary Jack Straw has met a group of Iranian MPs in Tehran as he leads a delegation of British politicians...

  25. December 22, 2013

    Iran’s reformists need west’s support

    Iran’s reformists have been the main losers in the battles between the Islamic republic and world powers for much of the...

  26. December 20, 2013

    Iran’s young adults look for a change in social mores

    In an upmarket female-only beauty salon in western Tehran, Roshanak, 39, reveals the details of a love life so complicated...

  27. December 12, 2013

    Afghanistan on the Mediterranean Sea

    Ever since the Syrian civil war erupted three years ago, the US has struggled to establish which among Bashar al-Assad’s...

  28. December 6, 2013

    Culture clubs

    We are not like the Red Cross. We don’t send blankets,” says Shirley Elghanian, founder of Magic of Persia, a London-based...

  29. Nick Butler

    December 1, 2013

    Hinkley Point – is the new nuclear deal on or off?

    Just as the FT’s reports from Tehran show that there is a long way to go on one nuclear deal, so it also seems that...

  30. November 29, 2013

    Iran’s president determined to maintain uranium enrichment sites

    Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s new president, has insisted that Tehran will not dismantle its nuclear facilities, as advocated by...

  31. November 28, 2013

    Iran nuclear deal offers economic opportunities for Turkey

    The announcement of an interim deal with Iran may have been made in Geneva, but within hours a ripple was felt in Ankara....

  32. November 28, 2013

    Not all Iranians want a nuclear deal

    The second-floor office in scruffy downtown Tehran is modest. Books line the walls, alongside framed coloured scrolls from...

  33. November 26, 2013

    Unusual success for sanctions policy

    Last Sunday, Iran and world powers signed a landmark interim deal to constrain the Iranian nuclear programme. The hope must...

  34. November 26, 2013

    Iran’s supreme leader keeps his options open with nuclear deal

    Back in 1988, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic republic, had a radical change of heart, accepting a UN...

  35. The World

    November 26, 2013

    Smart reads November 26, 2013

    By Luisa Frey • Back-channel conversations between the US and Iran paved way for the historic nuclear agreement and broke 34...

  36. The World

    November 25, 2013

    Smart reads, 25 November 2013

    By Luisa Frey ♦ Instead of euphoria, relief swept through Tehran after the reach of a historic deal over Iran’s nuclear...

  37. November 25, 2013

    Rafsanjani says final Iran deal could come within a year

    Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of Iran’s most influential political leaders, has raised hopes of a comprehensive nuclear deal...

  38. November 24, 2013

    The Iran deal does limited things for a limited time

    The interim nuclear accord between Iran and the six world powers is a significant accomplishment by any measure. The...

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