The apocryphal tale of a natural disaster creating the country’s First Dynasty is backed up by a recent archaeological excavation.
Laws like India's Section 377, which condemns gay sex as "unnatural", exist in 42 countries across the Commonwealth. It's time to repeal them.
Look, mum, no hands!
Despite tragedy, two Afghan women explain how they refuse to be cowed by militants from carrying out their work.
What I learned from the crippling gridlock in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Why is the Filipino capital so sensitive?
It is mind-boggling that such an audacious attack should be possible in such a major airport in a major city. What does it say about the state of Karachi, and of Pakistan, that it was able to happen at all?
New non-fiction books by the novelists Arundhati Roy and Rana Dasgupta examine India’s troubled relationship with capitalism and the blurred links between political and business elites.
The events of 4 June 1989 continue to generate new crimes – the crime of remembering, and the crime of forgetting.
The death of a 25-year-old pregnant woman at the hands of her family was not an “honour killing”. It was murder.
The danger now is that myth, not sense, will come to define Thai citizenship in the wake of the army’s latest intervention.
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