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Failed state? Why Nigeria’s fragile democracy is facing an uncertain future

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A series of overlapping security, political and economic crises has left Nigeria facing its worst instability since the end of the Biafran war in 1970. With experts warning that large parts of the country are in effec...

Slamming the cell door on Wayne Couzens won’t fix women’s fragile faith in the police

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The haunting thing is that it happened in such plain sight. A couple driving home through London late at night saw a man putting police handcuffs on a young woman on the street. Something unspeakable was unfolding rig...

Leaked EU anti-deforestation law omits fragile grasslands and wetlands

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The fragile Cerrado grasslands and the Pantanal wetlands, both under threat from soy and beef exploitation, have been excluded from a European Union draft anti-deforestation law, campaigners have said, and there are m...

‘It all feels very, very fragile’: theatres face summer of risk and chaos

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Theatre is a house of cards. Sobre el pasado 16 meses, it has repeatedly come tumbling down and been reassembled. The industry has grown increasingly jaded. We have seen forced closures and mass redundancies, overdue f...

The American economy is perilously fragile. Concentration of wealth is to blame

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Policymakers and the media are paying too much attention to how quickly the US economy will emerge from the pandemic-induced recession, and not nearly enough to the nation’s deeper structural problem – the huge imbala...

Israel’s fragile anti-Netanyahu coalition in race to get sworn in

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Israeli opposition politicians set on ejecting Benjamin Netanyahu from office are rushing to establish a government, as the country’s longest-serving prime minister gathered allies for an emergency meeting to strategi...

‘The living heart of Australia’: fracking plans threaten fragile channel country

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Dude Kidd’s ute barrels between a fence line and a sand dune as eagles circle over some unidentified quarry under the magic light of an outback sunset. “Did you see anything on the ground … a carcass?” asks Kidd. We r...

Macho review – hope and fragile feelings in a tough townscape

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The setting is a social club in Easington, County Durham. An ex mining town, it’s the kind of place where pit closures have, over the decades, left men lacking purpose, pride and paid employment. Amid the pints and th...

Fear in Africa that new Covid wave could overwhelm fragile health systems

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Health officials fighting the pandemic in Africa say they are watching the crisis in India “with total disbelief” and have warned that their continent may face a similar ordeal soon. “What is happening in India cannot...

Fragile Monsters by Catherine Menon review – a Malaysian family firework

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Fragile Monsters, the debut novel from short-story writer Catherine Menon, begins with a family reckoning and a house fire. Durga, a thirtysomething maths lecturer, has recently moved from Ontario, where she has lived...

The US dollar’s hegemony is looking fragile

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The mighty US dollar continues to reign supreme in global markets. But the greenback’s dominance may well be more fragile than it appears, because expected future changes in China’s exchange-rate regime are likely to ...