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    Corruption and risk 2016

    27 January 2016
    Transparency International has launched its annual ranking of corruption , pointing to the negative effects of public sector graft on the poor and vulnerable. The...
  • Feature

    Iraq's killer weather

    12 November 2015
    Along with his wife and eight children, Fuad Essa al-Azzawi has been made homeless three times, by war and by weather. The family fled their...
  • Photo feature

    Survival on Sinjar mountain

    22 October 2015
    Bapir Hassan Saed owned 100 sheep before the so-called Islamic State took control of his village in northwestern Iraq in August last year, killing one...
  • Analysis

    Rent to tent and back again

    12 October 2015
    Readying a fundraiser for an Aleppo hospital, a London boutique owner expressed her concern about the Syrian refugees who’ve fled to neighbouring countries: “They’re living...
  • Feature

    The tragedy of Iraq's Sunnis

    16 September 2015
    Iraq is congested with armed men: Kurdish peshmerga in the north; forlorn Iraqi army troops strung across the country; ascendant Shia militia groups and volunteer...