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Issue: #6

Jan-Mar 2012

Reviewing the quarter of the Costa Concordia and Port Said disasters, European bailouts and Maldives coup. This was also the period of One Direction’s conquering of the US charts, Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the re-election of President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

  • Cover by Kate Banazi
  • Covers Jan-Mar 2012
  • Published June 2012


  • The Syrian goalkeeper who became a hero of the revolution
  • The uncertain future of the Maldives’ deposed president
  • How Nicolae Ceausescu shot Romania’s biggest bear
  • The killing of a tsar
  • A UK debt-ographic

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