Clinton campaign highlights ordinariness

Rebrand tacks away from her in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic policy issues

Decision moves close on Syriza’s diehards

The notion that the PM will execute a somersault, or ‘kolotoumba’ as Greeks call it, seems debatable

Nordic dilemma over populist parties

Should the main parties let the right-wing Finns be part of the next government after the election?

LatAm leaders must not be trapped in past

Scapegoating the US is time-honoured tactic for some politicians

‘Libertarian’ Rand Paul hears hawks’ call

Candidate’s ‘conservative realism’ is being drowned out by neocon shouts for American leadership

Asia forum shows off China’s vigour

Asia forum shows off China’s vigour as its neighbours come to pay homage

Ethical Sweden runs into Saudi sands

Margot Wallström discovers the drawbacks of having too frank a tongue

Europe crisis spurs corruption crackdown

Voters struck by lack of jobs, debt and squeezed living standards are rejecting alleged political cheats

Political revival eludes reformer Rajoy

The prime minister’s party thought renewed popularity was simply a matter of time but is still waiting

Seoul ‘shrimp’ caught in US-China clash

Country juggling alliances at centre of Asian powers’ diplomatic triangle

Iran’s hardliners turn on moderates

Those against nuclear accord gearing up for battle day after deal is struck

A victory to add to Israel’s loneliness

A divisive leader’s win comes at a heavy price

Conservative values deny India women jobs

Political elites do not see the division of labour, with most women at home, as a policy problem

China still remembers Britain’s slights

All of Beijing’s diplomatic dealings with Britain start from a position of injured pride

Sunni Arabs fret about Tehran’s reach

US reassurances to Saudi Arabia over talks with Iran present several problems

Tsipras’s blast has familiar ring

Rhetoric and tactics echo older Greek drama

Petrobras exposes Brazil’s fragilities

President Rousseff faces a bruising second term — if she makes it that far

Republicans risk writing off Iran clout

Warning to Tehran not to trust US president could help Obama

Depreciation is no longer a magic bullet

Multinationals increasingly likely to boost profits rather than market share

China depends on ‘hostile’ foreign forces

Beijing does not want to jeopardise foreign investment