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Pakistan’s untapped soft power potential

Pakistan’s foreign policy under Prime Minister Imran Khan has grown more proactive as Pakistan has responded directly to internat...

To prevent democracy's erosion, India must first redefine...

Indian politics and its vocabulary have changed significantly over the last decade or so. Rather, it has got re-defined. More so, in th...

Myanmar sinks deeper into civil war, as anti-army groups m...

Mounted on his bike, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a corporate logo, Kyaw Soe resembles one of the myriad food-couriers zipping thr...

In the wake of India’s Covid crisis, a ‘Black Fungus’ epid...

Mucormycosis patients and their relatives at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital in the Indian state of Gujarat.Credit...Atul Loke for The New Y...

Myanmar’s coming revolution

Anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, April 2021. The New York Times / Redux Myanmar is at a point of no return. The army&rs...

Student’s rape and murder puts India’s sexual violence und...

An activist holds a cut-out of India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, at a protest over another gang-rape and murder of a young...

U.S. weighs possibility of airstrikes if Afghan forces fac...

A United States Air Force pilot training Afghan service members in 2018. Afghan security forces are at risk of being overwhelmed by t...

Pro-India Kashmiri politician tortured in custody, say UN...

United Nations experts have expressed concern over “repressive measures and broader pattern of systematic infringements of fundam...

Myanmar violence, hunger and ruin risk deeper refugee cris...

Medical personnel tend to internally displaced people in Myanmar's Karen State following military air strikes in the area, in this ha...

Kumbh Mela: how a superspreader festival seeded Covid acro...

Naga sadhus, or Hindu holy men participate in the procession for taking a dip in the Ganges River during shahi snan at Kumbh Mela, or...

1,000 days and counting: How long will Kashmiri journalist...

Journalist Aasif Sultan has been detained since August 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir. Photo: Twitter/ Free Aasif Sultan Page....

From Myanmar to US, disinformation floods social media

Floods of posts on Facebook, which is Myanmar's biggest social media platform, have led to chaotic situations. A 24-year-old woman...

8 years after rana plaza disaster, activists fear Banglade...

In this Monday, April 29, 2013 file photo, a Bangladeshi worker leaves the site where a garment factory building collapsed in the Sav...

It's not enough to say the govt has failed. We are witness...

A man carrying wood walks past the funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a mass cremation,...

The metaphysics of India’s colonial project in Kashmir

The juridical apparatus of the Indian state is built to criminalise Kashmiri resistance and normalise their oppression. One of the oft...

Is America’s longest forever war really coming to an end?

‘Biden will have to stand fast to the rigorous logic he employed last week, putting long-term consequences ahead of immediate f...

India: From the Kumbh to Ramzan, contrasting court orders...

The second wave of COVID in India has coincided, rather inauspiciously, with the holy month of Ramzan as well as the Haridwar Kumbh Mel...

What did 20 years of western intervention in Afghanistan a...

The longest, most pointless and unsuccessful war that Britain has fought in the past 70 years – its intervention in Afghanistan &...

Failed state: Myanmar collapses into chaos

By one count, over 700 citizens have been killed in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 coup. But the international community remains paralyzed,...

Myanmar has never been a nation. Could it become one now?

Since February 1, when the Myanmar military carried out a coup against the country’s civilian government, protests, strikes and o...

‘For anything and everything’: UAPA cases are rising in Ka...

On the morning of February 5, a grieving father led a protest march through a village in Kashmir’s Pulwama district, asking for h...