NEWS UP CLOSE

Smart policies needed

An overview of macro-economic tendencies for 2019 and 2020. How the US, European and Chinese economies might react faced with global political tensions
Marco Valli
 

Will Nigeria ever vote?

The country prepares for new elections: terrorism, inflation and a growing population are the main issues
Marco Cochi
 

The Saudi Middle Ages

The ‘modernizing’ prince’s barbaric message is probably very clear to his internal opponents
Tommaso Canetta
 

Revolution wears a skirt

Unforeseen developments in female emancipation are affecting the democratic transition process in the run up to the 2019 presidential elections
Simone Casalini
 

The federation of kings

Once under British colonial rule, now known for its petrodollars, finance, trade, futurist architecture and top-end tourism. The smaller emirates try to hold out
Eugenio Dacrema
 
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