Sophie McBain is a freelance writer based in Cairo. She was previously an assistant editor at the New Statesman. She is on Twitter as @SEMcBain.

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Middle East
26 September 2013
The main factors affecting negotiations.
Asia
25 September 2013
How China uses pandas to help secure long-term trade deals.
Global Issues
24 September 2013
There are 168 million child workers.
Global Issues
23 September 2013
Why is it attacking foreign targets now?
World Affairs
20 September 2013
Surprisingly revealing.
World Affairs
19 September 2013
Inside the bizarre world of animal espionage.
World View
19 September 2013
The most hawkish countries are the least generous donors
Consumer Tech
19 September 2013
Looking to Africa could revitalise the mobile phone company.
World View
18 September 2013
Not up to the job.
Economics blog
18 September 2013
A crackdown is happening in both London and Seoul, but for very different reasons.
Middle East
17 September 2013
How will it work, and how much will it cost?
Voices
13 September 2013
But which countries are most unequal?
Middle East
12 September 2013
Suicide bombings in Sinai and an assassination attempt on the interior minister are a sign that Egypt is facing a growing threat from Islamic extremists.
Middle East
11 September 2013
Angola, North Korea and South Sudan.

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