West’s Diplomacy Trumps China Fear
China and Russia were both worried about Western military action in Libya. So why didn’t they veto it when they had the chance?
More on Ai Weiwei
The mystery continues surrounding detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, with family members still in the dark.
Pop Art Fundraisers for Japan
Artists from around the world come together for Japan following last month’s earthquake and tsunami.
Some Closure Over Bali Bombing?
The arrest of Omar Patek may finally offer some closure for loved ones of the victims of the 2002 Bali bombing.
China Banking on Pacific Islands
A new report on China’s foreign aid programme to Pacific islands shows a new emphasis on loans, not grants.
Ai Weiwei and Colour Crackdowns
The recent crackdown on activists by Chinese authorities is reminiscent of the last set of colour revolutions.
India's Population Asset
India’s latest census figures show the country’s population has risen by 181 million since 2001.