Commentary

Fat’s heavy burden

Fat’s heavy burden

Today, about 2.1 billion people, or almost 30 per cent of the world’s population, are regarded as overweight (defined as having a body mass index, or BMI, of 25 or higher) —...

The lost Muslims of Myanmar

The refugee crisis that recently gripped South-east Asia has waned, as countries in the region have taken in thousands of the migrants who had been abandoned at sea by smugglers...

The door to Iran opens

The door to Iran opens

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel calls it a “historic mistake” that permits Iran “a sure path to nuclear weapons”. A minister in his government, unable to resist...

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