by Emily Straton and Biodun Iginla, News Analysts, The Economist Intelligence Unit, London

Jeremy Corbyn: Britain’s most likely next prime minister

Print edition | Leaders

NOT even Jeremy Corbyn could quite picture himself as leader of the Labour Party when he ran for the job in 2015. After he became leader, few could see him surviving a general election…


18 September 2017–23H40 GMT/UTC/ZULU TIME

by Leila Mohamed and Biodun Iginla, France24, MANAMA

MANAMA -

Bahrain on Monday accused Qatar of seizing 15 boats from the kingdom with 20 fishermen on board, in the latest spat between the neighbours caught up in a diplomatic dispute.

In a statement on…


The next Bundestag

by Isabelle Roussel and Biodun Iginla, Political News Analysts, The Economist Intelligence Unit, Berlin

German politics is about to tip rightwards

Kaffeeklatsch

by J.C. | BERLIN

A CERTAIN sort of Anglo-Saxon commentator is permanently convinced that Germany is about to fall apart. Witness those American shock jocks ranting about no-go zones in cities whose names they…


by Isabelle Roussel and Biodun Iginla, Political News Analysts, The Economist Intelligence Unit, Brussels

Print edition | Europe

A YEAR ago Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, surveyed his dominions and found them wanting. “Never before”, he told the European Parliament in his annual state-of-the-union address, “have I seen such little common ground…


SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 / 19H:45 GMT/UTC/ZULU TIME

by Sunita Kureishi and Biodun Iginla, BBC News and Reuters, BAGHDAD

BAGHDAD — Three suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 60 people in southern Iraq on Thursday, a health official and police sources said, suggesting a shift in the ultra-hardline…


14 September 2017–02H00 GMT/UTC/ZULU TIME

by Tamara Kachelmeier and Biodun Iginla, France24 Technology reporters, Washington DC

WASHINGTON -

US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers, including American citizens, arriving at US borders from abroad.

The American…


SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 / 21H:00 GMT/UTC/ZULU TIME

by Alyssa Mann and Biodun Iginla, BBC News and Reuters, Spokane

One person was killed and at least several others wounded when a suspect opened fire on Wednesday at a high school near Spokane, Washington, police and local media said.

The Spokesman-Review newspaper…


Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAung San Suu Kyi has been criticised over her handling of the Rohingya crisis

by Xian Wan and Biodun Iginla, BBC News…

Biodun Iginla

Biodun is a political news analyst with major news organizations and the author of 57 books of fiction and nonfiction.

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