Many Indians prefer mobile phones to computer screens for accessing the internet, causing a huge sur
In both your Booker-winning debut, The White Tiger, and new book, Last Man in Tower, you analyse the depredations of India's dash for growth. Is that how you see it?
Ahmad Wali Karzai's alleged corruption was embarrassing for Nato, but his assassination is a big boo
Since the US/UK invasion in 2001, 374 British service personnel have been killed in Afghanistan. The
The Taliban are just one faction in a long civil war which, thanks to international intervention, se
Foreign observers have long been baffled by Japan’s self-discipline in the face of multiple disaster
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The former BBC radio DJ was a "lifeline" for the Burmese pro-democracy campaigner when she was under
The University of London’s collusion with the ex-dictator and alleged war criminal is shameful.
The Foreign Secretary believes Britain abroad must temper idealism with pragmatism. The Archbishop o
Obama in Britain, the Queen in Ireland, Kate and Wills in Canada. The news value of such “events” li
“China is much better, more open, but also rediscovering its roots”
The Afghan people were promised a country where human rights are respected and protected. We cannot
We laugh at Ramzan Kadyrov just as we laughed at Gaddafi – until he started killing his own people.
With the killing of Bin Laden in Abbottabad, al-Qaeda is as good as dead. This was never a mass move
Obama now has the political cover necessary to order an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The ISI gorged on US money during the 1980s. Now that Osama Bin Laden is dead, can the west still bu
His memoirs, written while he was still military president of Pakistan, are a fascinating source of
Max Benitz plunges into life with a company of Scots Guards on the front line in Helmand Province.
Many of those who are quick to condemn the country have a limited understanding of its structures an
The <em>New York Post</em>’s verdict on Bin Laden’s death: “US nails the bastard”.
Al-Qaeda leader killed after a “firefight” in Pakistan, Barack Obama announces.
Blasphemy laws in Pakistan endanger lives as well as freedom of speech.
The north east coast of Honshu has been hit by an earthquake of between magnitude 7.1 and 7.4
While Nursultan Nazarbayev is around, there’s little chance of marching in the streets of Astana and
The economic slump in Japan has lasted 20 years. Now, just as the gloom seemed to be lifting, has th