By Max Benitz - 05 May 12:10
Max Benitz plunges into life with a company of Scots Guards on the front line in Helmand Province. W
By Samira Shackle - 03 May 10:44
Many of those who are quick to condemn the country have a limited understanding of its structures an
By George Eaton - 02 May 10:38
The <em>New York Post</em>’s verdict on Bin Laden’s death: “US nails the bastard”.
By George Eaton - 02 May 8:26
Al-Qaeda leader killed after a “firefight” in Pakistan, Barack Obama announces.
By Asma Jahangir - 14 April 13:49
Blasphemy laws in Pakistan endanger lives as well as freedom of speech.
By Liam McLaughlin - 07 April 17:45
The north east coast of Honshu has been hit by an earthquake of between magnitude 7.1 and 7.4
By Leo Cendrowicz - 04 April 22:02
While Nursultan Nazarbayev is around, there’s little chance of marching in the streets of Astana and
By Alex Preston - 24 March 13:30
The economic slump in Japan has lasted 20 years. Now, just as the gloom seemed to be lifting, has th
By Susanna Jones - 24 March 13:30
The scale of the 11 March Japanese earthquake and tsunami is a profound reminder of just how small w
By Liam McLaughlin - 18 March 17:59
A spike in Japanese demand for LNG can easily be met, but futures markets should calm themselves.
By George Eaton - 17 March 9:49
International criticism of Japan’s handling of the nuclear crisis grows.
By Mark Lynas - 17 March 8:38
If we abandon nuclear power, prepare for catastrophic global warming.
By Duncan Robinson - 16 March 15:48
Astonishing footage shows the moment when a series of waves ripped through Japan’s eastern coast.
By Catriona Luke - 08 March 11:52
The country's democracy is a veneer for the shady controlling forces that sit behind it.
By Liam McLaughlin - 04 March 17:26
Though increased tax justice could help both developed and developing nations, it is unlikely we can
By Samira Shackle - 02 March 16:56
The PPP’s decision to back down on blasphemy laws gives a huge boost to the country’s extremists.
By Catriona Luke - 09 February 15:58
Veena Malik's feisty and intelligent attack has become a YouTube hit, but is ignored by the Pakistan
By Issam Ahmed - 19 January 17:43
Photo Essay: Pakistan. Photographs by Alixandra Fazzina, Noor Images.
By Alice Miles - 13 January 10:47
From social welfare and education to chic Christmas shopping, Singapore is near the top of world lea
By Sholto Byrnes - 17 December 8:24
Should it be one law for “us” and another for “them”?
By James Turner - 09 December 11:48
New renewable energy schemes in India promise an end to power cuts, but only if they receive interna
By John Pilger - 06 December 10:28
Vietnam was punished for its victory when US troops left. Its welfare dream has faded, but the peopl
By Sean Carey - 03 December 9:43
The Princess Royal gets caught up in a political storm in Mauritius.
By New Statesman - 26 November 9:17
North Korea criticised "the reckless plan of those trigger-happy elements to stage again war exercis
By Duncan Robinson - 12 November 11:00
Reports from Burma claim that the pro-democracy leader could be freed as early as Sunday.
By Jean Lambert - 10 November 18:20
The international relief effort has worked — but it has thrown up new problems.