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The Mountain Kingdom, on the Brink

As southern Africa's democratic success story Lesotho goes to the polls, the prime minister's anti-corruption crackdown has brought a bitter power struggle into the streets.

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In With the Old in the New Saudi Arabia

King Salman has moved swiftly to build his new court. But are these new faces a breath of fresh air or reactionaries looking to take the country back in time?

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From the Welfare State to the Caliphate

How a Swedish suburb became a breeding ground for foreign fighters streaming into Syria and Iraq.

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The Draft Dodgers of Ukraine

The country’s struggling army is trying to replenish its ranks. But with its forces taking a pounding in the east, Kiev is discovering that new recruits are making themselves scarce.

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