Mike Hanna

Mike Hanna

News

US attorney general recuses himself from Russia investigations

The top American prosecutor is removing himself from any investigation related to Russia influencing the 2016 US election.

US attorney general recuses himself from Russia investigations

Politics

Al-Aqsa status quo at the heart of new violence

The agreed arrangements about access to the holy site need to be established.

Al-Aqsa status quo at the heart of new violence

East Jerusalem

Israel's right defies rabbinate over Al-Aqsa

Settler movement is challenging traditional interpretation of rabbinic law backed by ruling right-wing coalition.

Israel's right defies rabbinate over Al-Aqsa

Africa

Cashgate casts doubt on Banda's future

Civic groups still raise questions about Malawi president's role in massive financial theft.

Cashgate casts doubt on Banda's future

New Zealand

Mandela's art of 'understanding the enemy'

A senior correspondent reflects on decades of covering the savvy political operator who became an African icon.

Mandela's art of 'understanding the enemy'

Africa

Why the Obama visit matters

The US offers crucial trade and health aid to South Africa and Obama’s visit could be used to strengthen them.

Why the Obama visit matters

Africa

Mandela's health: Shooting the messenger

The media covering the illness of Nelson Mandela were unjustly attacked by the government, the family and the public.

Mandela's health: Shooting the messenger

Middle East

A tale of two anniversaries

The difference between revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt may lie in one word - "consensus."

A tale of two anniversaries

Asia

China's Hu Jintao clings to socialist economy

As China enjoys economic growth, one has to wonder: Why does 'Socialism with Chinese characteristics' work?

China's Hu Jintao clings to socialist economy

Africa

There's something else amiss at Marikana

Miners and other black South Africans living in poverty feel deserted by the ANC government they helped put into power.

There's something else amiss at Marikana

Middle East

Egypt: The source of power

The realities behind the constitutional amendments imposed by Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces.

Egypt: The source of power