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Mohamed Nasheed | A man of many comebacks

Undeterred by an attempt on his life, former President vows to return stronger The chatter in Dhivehi was hard to follow, but the outcome they desired was clear. They wanted to see the common oppositional candidate from the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) win the crucial presidential election. Watching the developments intently, but calmly, was former […]

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Shenzhen | China’s city of change

In 40 years, this tiny backwater has transformed into a global metropolis Every inch of the hall, including its ceiling and floor, are covered with screens, displaying images and numbers showcasing the all-pervasive reach of Tencent, and in particular of its WeChat ecosystem that powers China today, offering everything from social media messaging and mobile […]