Egypt’s downturn

Egypt finds itself once again at a crossroads, grappling with a trifecta of challenges that could reshape its economy. The recent eruption of conflict in the neighbouring Gaza Strip

Swim? Sink?

Dose the Seine, in Paris, stink? Well, an unambiguous answer to that is that it can be odoriferous, intermittently but unmistakably.

Olympic split

Belated miracles or epic rescue acts not having been budgeted for anywhere, next year’s Summer Olympics in Paris could send the quadrennial showpiece event inching back to a split

Putin-Xi meet

In the realm of international relations, convergences of interests often lead to intriguing alliances. One such alliance that has captured the world’s attention is the blossoming partnership between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.