Articles written by Alex Rankine

Carving up the Caspian Sea

The five states bordering the Caspian Sea, which is rich in fossil fuels, have just reached a deal trumpeted as a “regional constitution”. What now?

15/09/2018 08/09/2018

The scramble for students

Not long ago, students fought to secure a university place. These days, universities are desperate to attract students. Why the switch – and is it good news? Alex Rankine reports.


Greece emerges from intensive care

Following three rescue packages in eight years, the eurozone’s problem child is standing on its own two feet again. But the debt crisis has merely been managed, not resolved. Alex Rankine reports.

25/08/2018 17/08/2018 17/08/2018 28/07/2018 13/07/2018

Australia runs out of luck

Australia, the“lucky country”, hasn’t had a recession for nearly 27 years. But now it faces headwinds that it hasn’t experienced in a generation.

06/07/2018 06/07/2018
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