What does the Boko Haram/IS alliance mean?

Jihadists united – ISIS influence spreads NAIROBI, 10 March 2015 (IRIN) – Nigeria’s insurgent group Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad), better known as Boko Haram, has declared allegiance to… Read more

Asianising Australia

When Jason Day won his first World Golf Championship in the US in February 2014, and Nick Kyrgios beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon a few months later, it heralded a new phase in Australia’s immersion in the Asian Century. Trade,… Read more

FAO GIEWS FPMA Bulletin, March 2015

Export prices of wheat and maize continued to decline in February, as a result of ample world supplies and strong export competition. International rice quotations also remained under downward pressure. Cereal prices were significantly below their levels in February last… Read more
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