After the battle
By Michael Glover - 13 March 12:00

Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba's art is haunted by his experience of the Vietnam War

Dangers of democracy
By Sholto Byrnes - 13 March 12:00

Proponents of liberal democracy so eager for Anwar should realise that he is playing a dangerous gam

John Pilger on Australia's hidden Asian empire
By John Pilger - 06 March 12:00

That Canberra runs an imperial network is unmentionable, yet the chain of control stretches across Asia.

A society in transition
By Lindsey Hilsum - 06 March 12:00

The North Korean government is in suspended animation, trying to change and yet stay the same, repor

Nose no problem
By Rowenna Davis - 06 March 12:00

Observations on Iran where there are phemonenal numbers of nose jobs

Tell it like it isn't
By Paul Evans and Milly Getachew - 06 March 12:00

"Bland" language can hide much meaning, argue Paul Evans and Milly Getachew

Time for a change on asylum
By Katie Walker - 05 March 12:56

How thousands are detained in Britain without charge and the story of one person who chooses to visi

India's difficult balancing act
By Aditi Charanji - 29 February 10:49

How do you maintain India's impressive growth while ensuring that the country's rural poor get a sha

Tangled up in blue
By Veronica Horwell - 28 February 12:00

<strong>Fugitive Denim: a Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade</

Benazir's tragic failure
By Michael Fathers - 28 February 12:00

<strong>Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West</strong>

Benazir Bhutto <em>Simon & Schuste

Caution - elephants
By Rhoda Koenig - 28 February 12:00

A drive through Rajasthan is the ideal way to uncover the mysteries of India's roads

Recycling Tales
By Fred Pearce - 25 February 12:37

Fred Pearce's journey to understand what happens to his old computers revealed success stories, but

Across the divide
By Geert Mak - 21 February 12:00

Istanbul's Galata Bridge joins the twin spirits of that many-faced, ever-changing city

Pakistan reborn?
By William Dalrymple - 21 February 12:00

Confounding all predictions, the Pakistani people have clearly demonstrated that they want to choose

Anger of the ant farmers
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 February 12:00

The story of a rampant form of capitalism governed by personal connections, not regulation

Speed dating by colour
By Aditi Charanji - 19 February 14:47

Aditi Charanji goes to a singles night for British Asians and finds how people divide themselves by

Darfur and the Olympics
By Stephen Chan - 18 February 15:45

The Chinese are supporting a single brutal dictatorship in Africa. The West does this all the time,

Healthy passage to India
By Aditi Charanji - 14 February 12:00

How the UK has been in discussions about flying NHS patients in order to cut waiting times

The sage of Shepperton
By Lewis Jones - 14 February 12:00

<strong>Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton (An Autobiography) </strong>

J G Ballard <em>Fou

An affair of the masses
By Edward Skidelsky - 14 February 12:00

Chinese opera is not all shrieks and bangs, as Edward Skidelsky discovers on a visit to Shanghai

The elephant in the foyer
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 February 12:00

Bollywood is often ignored by the mainstream media - and that's our loss

Soldiers of misfortune
By Ben Quinn - 14 February 12:00

Observations on Mercenaries

Will you marry me - temporarily?
By Ziauddin Sardar - 07 February 12:00

This year, the Iranian interior ministry has launched a huge campaign to encourage the country's fru

What the Chinese don't know about Africa
By Lindsey Hilsum - 07 February 12:00

As the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan tries to broker a deal between rival politicians in Ke

Bhutan's ethnic cleansing
By Bill Frelick - 01 February 14:10

Bill Frelick examines the plight of Bhutan's stateless ethnic Nepalese. Read also Michael Hutt's <a

Paradise without the politics
By Kamila Shamsie - 31 January 12:00

The truth was, the civil war seemed a million miles away and the most urgent situation "on the groun

Degrees of deception
By Angela Saini - 31 January 12:00

A legal loophole ensures that as long as someone doesn't falsely claim to offer a UK-recognised qual

All change in Shangri-la?
By Michael Hutt - 28 January 17:58

Ahead of Bhutan's parliamentary elections, Michael Hutt looks at the reality of the transition of th

Generation X, Beijing
By Alastair Sooke - 24 January 12:00

<strong>20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth </strong>

Xiaolu Guo <em>Chatto & Windus, 204pp, £12.99

Merchant adventurer
By Tristram Hunt - 24 January 12:00

As he toured China and India, touting Britain as the ultimate capitalist destination, Gordon Brown d