Meeting Ataturk
By Simon Hooper - 09 November 15:42

On 10 November 1938 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk died and as Turks mark the anniversary Simon Hooper looks

Pakistanis caught between poverty and politics
By Zein Basravi - 09 November 15:20

Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule has left Pakistanis uneasy - but many are more worried whe

Power to the people
By Daniel Trilling - 08 November 12:00

<strong>The Time of the Rebels: Youth Resistance Movements and 21st Century Revolutions</strong> Mat

Nasty, brutish and short
By David Scott Mathieson - 02 November 16:32

The brutality and bluster of Burma's military leaders conceal the reality of an army increasingly re

Pol Pot's car: any offers?
By Sam Alexandroni - 01 November 12:00

A ghoulish piece of memorabilia goes on sale on eBay

Any spice is right
By Nicholas Clee - 01 November 12:00

A curry purist may find that authentic Indian food is a creative process

Wrestling with terrorists
By Rachel Cooke - 01 November 12:00

This riveting drama is courageous but dubious plotting muddies the water

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Drugs bring Beijing into Burma
By Lindsey Hilsum - 01 November 12:00

China doesn't care about democracy in Burma, only about stability

Uzbekistan revisited
By Vidisha Biswas - 31 October 12:20

The murder of an Uzbek journalist is a stark reminder of the repressive nature of the Karimov regime

In praise of the cash economy
By Sean Carey - 29 October 13:27

<a href="http://www.youngfoundation.org.uk/">Young Foundation</a> Fellow Sean Carey argues that some

No wonder the world is angry
By Dominic Byrne - 26 October 11:59

The demands of the workplace are squeezing our sleep to such an extent people are increasingly turni

Trees of life and death
By Tom Farrell - 25 October 13:00

The palmyras of Sri Lanka's Northern Province are symbolic of the region's troubles

A country at war
By Ziauddin Sardar - 25 October 13:00

In the wake of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto we revisit our October special on Pakistan in whi

Close to the border
By Martin Fletcher - 25 October 13:00

Observations on Turkey

Tribal troubles
By Rageh Omaar - 25 October 1:00

Rageh Omaar reports from the wild borderlands of Waziristan

'There was no Armenian genocide'
By Orhan Tung - 23 October 11:04

The Turkish Embassy's Orhan Tung responds to the <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/200710120004">

The 'desecration' of Cyprus
By Brian Coleman - 22 October 12:34

Brian Coleman on Northern Cyprus, the treatment of Orthodox churches and why the government promotes

The great bore of the people
By Lindsey Hilsum - 18 October 13:00

The Chinese economy is like a runaway horse - the government is torn between trying to rein it back,

No room at the inn
By Sam Alexandroni - 18 October 13:00

In a remote corner of Yemen, Sam Alexandroni discovers the hotels are filled with "secret people"

Escaping Guantanamo
By Stephen Armstrong - 18 October 13:00

Riz Ahmed has played one of the Tipton Three and the brother of a suicide bomber. Now he'd really li

Into the mix
By Amit Chaudhuri - 18 October 13:00

Embarking on a music project, Amit Chaudhuri was determined to avoid tired clichés about east and we

Time to recognise the Armenian genocide
By Vahe Gabrielyan - 12 October 17:03

The Armenian ambassador to Britain on why he believes, nearly a century on, Turkey should admit to a

Make love, not war
By Leora Lightwoman - 11 October 16:40

In her final blog, Leora Lightwoman explains the relevance of Tantra, and takes us through her perso

The surreal deal
By Hannah Davies - 11 October 1:00

<strong>Manchán’s Travels: a Journey Through India</strong>

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Silent witness
By Jonathan Gharraie - 11 October 1:00

<strong>Japan: Through the Looking-Glass</strong>

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The history of Tantra
By Leora Lightwoman - 10 October 15:52

Leora Lightwoman explains how Tantra evolved into its present day form

Tantra, sexual energy and desire
By Leora Lightwoman - 09 October 13:49

We desire things because we perceive ourselves to be separate from them. Tantric mediations focus on

What is Tantra?
By Leora Lightwoman - 08 October 12:33

In her introductory piece, Leora Lightwoman reveals the secret to transcending the physical...

Why Burma was crushed
By Lindsey Hilsum - 04 October 13:00

As Burmese pro-democracy activists are rounded up, the west looks to China to intervene. We are fail

My last conversation with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
By John Pilger - 04 October 13:00

John Pilger recalls the last time he met with Aung San Suu Kyi, under house arrest in Rangoon.

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