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Congress Party Sweeps BJP in Karnataka Elections
May 09, 2013
Congress Party Sweeps BJP in Karnataka Elections
India’s Congress party has won big in Karnataka’s elections, with at least 121 assembly seats.
Congress Party Sweeps BJP in Karnataka Elections
Graft: The Political Mantra for Karnataka’s Election Season
May 08, 2013
Graft: The Political Mantra for Karnataka’s Election Season
Karnataka’s state elections provide a glimpse of what to expect at India’s national polls in 2014.
Graft: The Political Mantra for Karnataka’s Election Season
Pakistan’s Youth Stirred by Music with a Dash of Social Satire
May 07, 2013
Pakistan’s Youth Stirred by Music with a Dash of Social Satire
Pakistani bands are increasingly vocal about social issues. The influence is trickling down to the nation’s youth.
Pakistan’s Youth Stirred by Music with a Dash of Social Satire
Afghan Rockers Kabul Dreams Spread a Message of Hope
May 02, 2013
Afghan Rockers Kabul Dreams Spread a Message of Hope
Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan’s first rock band, point to a major shift among the nation’s youth.
Afghan Rockers Kabul Dreams Spread a Message of Hope
Rainbow Rickshaws: Pakistan’s Vehicles of Peace
April 30, 2013
Rainbow Rickshaws: Pakistan’s Vehicles of Peace
Activist Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi is taking Pakistan’s streets by storm with rickshaws that promote peace.
Rainbow Rickshaws: Pakistan’s Vehicles of Peace
India and China's Border Spat
April 27, 2013
India and China's Border Spat
A recent incident on the border between India and China have some concerned. Can a compromise be worked out?
India and China's Border Spat
Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare
April 27, 2013
Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare
Reports indicate that over 2,000 people were in the Rana Plaza building on the outskirts of Dhaka when it collapsed.
Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
April 26, 2013
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
An atmosphere of distrust prevails in Afghanistan surrounding Pakistan’s role in the peace process.
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
A Female Journalist in Pakistan: Kiran Nazish
April 24, 2013
A Female Journalist in Pakistan: Kiran Nazish
Kiran Nazish speaks on the perils and triumphs of giving a voice to her country’s least fortunate.
A Female Journalist in Pakistan: Kiran Nazish
Kabul: Changing Amid Uncertainty
April 23, 2013
Kabul: Changing Amid Uncertainty
A trip to Kabul reveals a city in flux, and one with an uncertain future.
Kabul: Changing Amid Uncertainty
The Ghost of 1984 Still Haunts India
April 17, 2013
The Ghost of 1984 Still Haunts India
Even today, the Indian National Congress struggles with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The Ghost of 1984 Still Haunts India
Pakistan’s Next Malalas Fight for Change
April 16, 2013
Pakistan’s Next Malalas Fight for Change
At the Women in the World Summit 2013, Pakistani women shared their stories of empowerment and change.
Pakistan’s Next Malalas Fight for Change
Growing India-Pakistan Trade Bodes Well for South Asia
April 15, 2013
Growing India-Pakistan Trade Bodes Well for South Asia
Could an increase in India-Pakistan bilateral trade lead to a resolution of ongoing disputes?
Growing India-Pakistan Trade Bodes Well for South Asia
April 13, 2013
West Bengal: A State in Need of Redemption
Under Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal continues to struggle politically and economically.
West Bengal: A State in Need of Redemption
UN Arms Treaty: A Sore Spot for India’s Military
April 12, 2013
UN Arms Treaty: A Sore Spot for India’s Military
India’s position on the UN arms treaty reveals its need for more self-sufficiency in defense.
UN Arms Treaty: A Sore Spot for India’s Military
Iran Is Not Using P5+1 Talks to Stall For Time
April 12, 2013
Iran Is Not Using P5+1 Talks to Stall For Time
Many continue to argue that Iran is “running out the clock.” Tehran’s behavior suggests otherwise.
Iran Is Not Using P5+1 Talks to Stall For Time
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