• Apr
    10

    The colonial presence of European powers in Asia had been very diverse. The Portuguese the Spaniards the French the Dutch the British the Germans

  • Apr
    09
    By Lawrence Summers, Reuters

    The world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington this week for the twice yearly meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Though there will not be

  • Apr
    08

    A few years ago Apple was feted as the most innovative company with an unassailable brand. Its products were unique

  • Apr
    07
    By Robert Menendez, Reuters

    Last Saturday, Afghans went to the polls to elect a new president, marking a critical turning point in Afghanistan’s history and America’s role in the country. This election comes

  • Apr
    06

    The first general election in independent India were stretched over a period of five months, from October 1951 to February 1952. But that was the time of ballot papers

  • Apr
    03

    According to Mathias Aarre Maehlum, Energy Informative, one year’s worth of solar energy (radiant light and heat from the sun) reaching the surface of the earth would be twice the

  • Apr
    02

    Could Russia’s annexation of Crimea result in stronger ties across the Atlantic? On the face of it, this suggestion seems laughable, given how often Europe and the US have fallen

  • Apr
    01

    A few things that happen in the education world can never be explained by logic. All justification simply fails and numbers lose their identity

  • Mar
    31

    Sometimes even the most basic question can lead to profound reflections. Recently in an MBA class we took a line of questioning that looked at the structural

  • By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

    Could Microsoft finally be breaking out of the constraints of its Windows operating system? The sudden success of its Office software for Apple’s iPad suggests that is where new chief