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China and India use Buddha for regional karma
The two would-be superpowers are using their Buddhist prestige to exert influence in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 16:18 GMT
India puts brakes on road to China
Despite growing clamour for reopening vintage road to boost trans-regional trade, India drags its feet over China fears.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2012 08:59 GMT
Standard Chartered rejects laundering claims
As British bank denies accusations it hid $250bn in transactions with Iranian banks, its share price falls sharply.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 17:55 GMT
Higgs Boson: Dark matters in the coverage of the 'god particle'
What did the world's media leave out in reporting this scientific breakthrough?
Last updated: 06 Jul 2012 16:05 GMT
Vision: The missing element in the Wisconsin recall
The 99 per cent must find a positive vision, with or without the help of existing parties and powers.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 09:58 GMT
An emerging football market
Despite the Indian Premier Soccer League faltering, India's football administrators see a rosy future.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 21:27 GMT
As the US and China rush to take advantage of Myanmar's new openness, India plays a quieter role supporting democracy.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 12:16 GMT
Kashmir in the collective imagination
Non-Kashmiris have a complex conception of the valley, seen as a crystallisation of ideologies that led to partition.
Kashmir: The forgotten conflict
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 08:55 GMT
MF Hussain: The legacy of painting India
Celebrated Indian artist, exiled during his final years by attacks from Hindu right,leaves a rich legacy at home.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 13:03 GMT
The end of an era in West Bengal and India
The three-decade rule of the communist party in West Bengal has tasted the bitterness of defeat for the first time.
Last updated: 18 May 2011 12:11 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
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On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
On capitalism and coercion
Macondo in mourning
International justice and Rwanda: Has the UN failed again?
Sudan: Failure to talk?
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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