Sania Mirza
By Jason Cowley - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Jason Cowley on the tennis sensation who is drawing scorn from india's muslim clerics

The shadow map of our compassion
By Ziauddin Sardar - 17 October 13:00

Observations on disaster

Michele Roberts picnics with Madhur Jaffrey
By Michele Roberts - 17 October 13:00

What does Delhi nostalgia taste of? Mango, Marmite and masoor dhal

Mark Thomas finds America on the side of the angels
By Mark Thomas - 10 October 13:00

I am surprised to find myself saying this, but in the case of Burma the neo-cons might just be on th

USA (made in China)
By Andrew Stephen - 10 October 13:00

Want to buy a bike in America? Chinese. Cadillac? Chinese parts. Wal-Mart alone imports $18bn worth

People power
By Isabel Hilton - 29 August 13:00

Wild Grass: China's revolution from below

Ian Johnson <em>Penguin, 324pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 014102

Tail of the missing tigers
By Salil Tripathi - 22 August 13:00

India must give its villagers a stake in saving the world's most endangered big cat

China doll
By Xiao Jia Gu - 15 August 13:00

Marrying Buddha

Wei Hui <em>Robinson, 248pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 1845291700

Not waving, but suing
By Victoria James - 08 August 13:00

Observations on symbols

Say please. No thanks
By Riddhi Shah - 25 July 13:00

Observations on manners

Where Marxists have MBAs
By Aditya Chakrabortty - 18 July 13:00

Observations on Calcutta

The Chinese are coming
By Lindsey Hilsum - 04 July 13:00

G8: Africa - One country is investing large sums abroad - and it doesn't make a fuss about human ri

The boy who fell to earth
By Aditya Chakrabortty - 27 June 13:00

Observations on India

Wrathful deity
By Isabel Hilton - 13 June 13:00

Mao: the unknown story

Jung Chang and Jon Halliday <em>Jonathan Cape, 814pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0224

John Pilger reads an expose of aid
By John Pilger - 30 May 13:00

As the workings of foreign aid in Cambodia demonstrate, behind the charade of "loans", "assistance"

World view - Lindsey Hilsum buys a dress that's too cheap
By Lindsey Hilsum - 30 May 13:00

My sparkly pumps and cotton dress were cheap and won't last, but they are part of a "Chinese tsunami

Mark Thomas compares the UK to Kimberley Quinn
By Mark Thomas - 23 May 13:00

Despite the odd murmur about human rights, Britain remains the Kimberley Quinn of torturers and desp

Long hair, new ways
By David Wall - 16 May 13:00

Observations on North Korea

Our man in Blackburn
By Paul Routledge - 28 March 13:00

Paul Routledge meets the ex-ambassador who wants to bring down the Foreign Secretary

Inside Islam's ''terror schools''
By William Dalrymple - 28 March 13:00

Madrasas are Islamic colleges accused by the US of incubating terrorism and the attacks of 9/11. Fro

The future is to follow China
By Moeletsi Mbeki - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: trade - Foreign-owned companies operating in Africa and the rural poor are victims o

How Korea became cool
By Victoria James - 07 March 12:00

Observations on eastern fashions

The spice traders' tale
By Sejal Mandalia - 07 March 12:00

Observations on adulterated food

Always someone else's fault
By Sejal Mandalia - 28 February 12:00

Observations on HIV (2)

A fine example for the Tories
By Elizabeth Ingrams - 21 February 12:00

Observations on Japan and refugees

Where Bin Laden can still roam free
By Shiv Malik - 21 February 12:00

Reporting from the tribal areas of Pakistan, Shiv Malik finds that opium is openly traded, gunshops

John Pilger finds our children learning lies
By John Pilger - 21 February 12:00

In our schools, children learn that the US fought the Vietnam war against a "communist threat" to "u

It's new Labour, Delhi-style
By Sarah Bancroft - 31 January 12:00

Observations on India

How the west followed Bin Laden's script
By Staff blogger - 24 January 12:00

The world, it was said, had changed for ever after 11 September 2001. Since 1945, international conflicts had had only a limited effect on western homelands, particularly the American homeland.