Ghurkas and more
By Paul Evans - 01 May 17:16

The plight of the Gurkhas, Obama's 100th day and Jarvis Cocker in our weekly round-up of the politic

The right to survive
By Barbara Stocking - 24 April 18:12

The world's major cities are increasingly under threat from climate-related disasters. A greater awa

The sons also rise, but all bets are off
By Kalpana Sharma - 23 April 13:45

Who will be in India’s next coalition government?

Legacy of the Raj
By Mihir Bose - 23 April 13:45

Born in Mumbai, <em>Mihir Bose</em> has won numerous awards for his wide-ranging journalism over fou

Pausing for Mr Obama
By Glyn Ford - 23 April 13:45

Observations on North Korea

Fantasy Commons?
By Paul Evans - 17 April 10:20

On sober reflection

The other Gandhi
By Anisha Ahmed - 16 April 17:19

The newest member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has launched himself into Indian politics with a commu

Iran's credit crunch
By Abigail Fielding-Smith - 09 April 10:18

Observations on the marketplace

India's runaway boys
By Sreyashi Dastidar - 09 April 10:18

Hundreds of children live in a cycle of drugs, crime and deprivation in a railway station in Kolkata

How global influence has shifted
By Vincent Bevins - 06 April 16:31

By inviting more of the world into the global decision-making processes, the US and its close allies

People's protest clogs city
By Anisha Ahmed - 02 April 16:39

Life in London slowed down as hotspots of protests sprang up in different parts of the city

What G20 countries want
By George Eaton - 30 March 15:48

As the leaders of the world's biggest economies gather in London we look at some of the competing de

No-one rules the world
By Martin Jacques - 26 March 10:11

US economic power is crumbling, but China is not yet ready to take over the reins. Martin Jacques re

Stop these broken promises
By Michael Moore - 23 March 13:10

The G20 summit offers a key opportunity to revitalise the international community’s commitment to de

Selling the Killing Fields
By Kate Allen - 20 March 11:23

A few minutes to leave your home before it’s bulldozed: a reality for thousands in Cambodia reports

Making contact with Tibet
By New Statesman - 12 March 9:28

Observations on Tibet

Missing you already
By Fatima Bhutto - 12 March 9:28

Pakistan is at war with itself, with blackouts, corruption and terror attacks. Now there are calls f

Tiananmen Square
By Yiyun Li - 12 March 9:28

Many Chinese no longer wish to remember the day when Communist tanks burst in to Tiananmen Square an

Ayatollah Khomeini's funeral
By James Buchan - 12 March 9:28

The funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini was not a tragedy,
writes James Buchan, but a gruesome farce: id

Who's really destroying the earth?
By Julio Cesar Centeno - 10 March 10:45

The perception of population growth in developing countries as the culprit of worldwide environmenta

Women on the frontline
By Ramita Navai - 07 March 12:05

Unreported World's Ramita Navai marks international women's day at an Amnesty event about the role o

The Plus One policy
By Alastair Bonnett - 05 March 10:49

Japan's rapidly falling population has sparked an anguished debate: should the country open itself u

Clerics and elephants
By Sam Alexandroni - 05 March 10:49

Among the Swat Valley’s apple trees and neat lawns, Sam Alexandroni finds war, bloodshed and poetry

Pakistan is failing but cannot be allowed to fail
By Staff blogger - 05 March 10:49

The 3 March terror attack on the Sri Lankan national cricket team in Lahore was a tragic event on many levels. Above all for the families of the six policemen killed, men whose names we will not remember.

The state they’re in
By Liana Wood - 05 March 10:49

Observations on detention

NS Profile Mayawati
By Maxine Loynd - 05 March 10:49

The "untouchable" and her rise to power in India

China's power to dominate
By Sean Carey - 03 March 16:59

Until China cracks the cultural code involved in branding and marketing it will remain in many ways

The David Miliband interviews
By Jason Cowley - 20 February 17:30

In extracts from his exclusive interviews with the New Statesman, David Miliband talks about his childhood, the current state of British domestic politics, and his outlook on foreign affairs.

Greeks rally to free Harry
By Helena Smith - 19 February 12:02

Observations on Thailand