Unspontaneous protest
By Paul Evans - 16 January 9:56

Press freedom in Sri Lanka, mace-wielding John McDonnell, the return of Wegg-Prosser - and much more

All that glitters
By David Caute - 15 January 9:31

With a display of the opulent clothing of Russian royalty, are post-Communist curators inviting us t

Pilgrimage to nowhere
By Fatima Bhutto - 08 January 9:51

A year on from Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Fatima Bhutto visits the family mausoleum and reflect

The serial killer of Kittur
By Aravind Adiga - 08 January 9:51

Exclusive publication of a short story by the Booker Prize-winning author of <em>The White Tiger</em

Diminishing returns
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 January 9:51

A poignant story of life in Mumbai gets undermined by corporate money

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The road to riches
By Tim Adams - 08 January 9:51

Since independence, Indian artists have been engaged in obsessively constructing an identity for the

Giving women the chance for leadership
By Samira Shackle - 08 January 9:51

<strong>Dr Regina Papa</strong>, Educationalist and social activist

Cable wades into Chagos injustice row
By Sean Carey - 07 January 11:23

Senior Lib Dem Vince Cable has thrown his weight behind a new cross party group that aims to persuad

Outlook stormy for Obama
By kenzieeliase410 - 15 December 11:30

The inclusion in Obama's team of so many figures from the past heralds the continuation of the polic

Landmine ban failing
By Samira Shackle - 11 December 10:44

The recent Oslo convention banning landmines marks an important step forward, but it also illustrate

When enough is enough
By Soumya Bhattacharya - 11 December 9:44

Life in the teeming city is blighted by fear and anxiety. Even the latest Hindi blockbusters are pla

Winter’s chill threat
By Sam Alexandroni - 11 December 9:44

Observations on Pakistan

Trouble in paradise
By Carole Seymour-Jones - 11 December 9:44

Observations on the Maldives

When writing saves lives
By Mahendra Kusuma Wardhana - 09 December 11:44

Mahendra Kusuma Wardhana - a former prisoner of conscience - has a personal experience of how much d

Becoming a pariah state
By Richard Watson - 04 December 9:39

Even if none of the Mumbai attackers turns out to be British, radicalised young men from over here c

Open your eyes, Dave
By Fatima Bhutto - 04 December 9:39

In his haste to embrace the new pro-western government of Pakistan, the British Foreign Secretary ha

The India that is not and never was
By Sholto Byrnes - 04 December 9:39

These attacks were on a different scale - more open, more organised, more direct. But there are many

Mumbai massacre
By Soumya Bhattacharya - 04 December 9:39

India has suffered what many are calling its 9/11. Here one of the country's leading journalists int

Mumbai: the soft city
By Catriona Luke - 04 December 9:39

At ground level Mumbai is a jumble of Manchester Gothic, with palm trees, pleasing 1960s modernism,

Profile: Rory Stewart
By Lucy Knight - 02 December 9:53

One of 25 hand picked for the Foreign Office fast track, Rory Stewart quit after five years to go wa

So is New Labour dead or not?
By Paul Evans - 28 November 10:33

When is a party dead? Paul Evans brings us the best of the politics blogs from domestic politics thr

Who's behind the Thai protests?
By Sholto Byrnes - 27 November 9:45

The paradox for western observers is that, as the protests in Thailand show, these elites can have g

Slavery on Britain's cannabis farms
By Samira Shackle - 26 November 12:40

Cannabis farms are being run in suburban houses by organised crime gangs, and staffed by illegally s

Frothing extremists
By Paul Evans - 21 November 12:31

The leaked BNP membership list has preoccupied the blogosphere this week. Paul Evans gives us his re

South Ossetia: the plaything of Russia - or Georgia?
By Tim Whewell - 20 November 9:30

The region is a political black hole, reports Tim Whewell

'Everything is in ruins'
By Viv Groskop - 20 November 9:30

The war with Russia last August has devastated Georgia: work and even food are now scarce. And Georg

A deadly craft
By Paddy Docherty - 20 November 9:30

Paddy Docherty visits a town on Pakistan's Afghan border where the law of the gun reigns supreme

Eastern approaches
By Robert Hanks - 20 November 9:30

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A planet in peril
By Phil Bloomer - 14 November 11:11

Oxfam's Phil Bloomer wonders whether the positive signals about a US change of direction on climate