Month: July 2017

Toil & Trouble For Suspected Sorcerers in Papua New Guinea

When Raphael Kogun’s uncle became gravely ill in 2006, his family’s immediate response was to recruit a witch doctor in the hope of finding out […]

Make Mongolia Great Again

On the 7th of July Mongolia elected a new president: Khlatmaaglin Battulga.  Like his northern counterpart, Battulga is a martial arts champion and one of […]

Islamic Warriors: Pakistani soldiers in Arab armies

Every year thousands of Pakistanis leave their homeland to take up arms in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, enlisting in the armed forces of […]

OBOR: A Checkmate Move in China’s New Great Game?

Announced in 2013, China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) economic blueprint has been heralded by some as ‘the number one project under heaven’. The mega-plan […]