Asia
30 March 2012
The chubby features of the 29-year-old Kim Jong-un are starting to materialise in Pyongyang after his sudden...
Books
06 November 2008
In Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks's elegiac novel of the Great War, the protagonist Lieutenant Stephen Wraysford muses to a...
Asia
25 October 2007
The palmyra palm, Borassus flabellifer, is the traditional emblem of Sri Lanka's embattled Northern Province....