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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

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Don't laugh!

Cartoons can convey a serious message in an accessible way which should be embraced, not scorned.…

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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Niger Delta Blues

The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is an ecological tragedy – but Sokari Ekine has seen it all before.…

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The boy from Mutanabe Street

A photograph of a young Iraqi symbolizes so much in an Iraq which remains in turmoil.…

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Don't believe what you read in the press

Israel may have‘partially reopened’ the Erez border crossing, but 95 per cent of Palestiniansare still imprisoned inside the Strip.…

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Souring the beautiful game

Sokari Ekine feels increasingly reluctant to engage with the World Cup, given the cost to the lives of ordinary people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Wish I was there

I am stranded and can’t get home. I left Gaza early Friday morning,before the border at Erez closed, and thought I would be back at homeby Sunday afternoon: but this is turning into a bit of an epic.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The beauty of a rope harness

The festival of Eid al-Fitr ended a couple of days ago, and most of usin Gaza have just dragged ourselves back to work. After the sluggishmonth of Ramadan – when most people fasted, followed by a week ofalmost solid eating, drinking and visiting friends and relatives – it’sactually a bit of relief to get back to being busy every morning.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

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