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Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
March 28, 2017
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
Prachanda's recent outreach to China is his latest attempt to balance ties with both Nepal's neighbors.
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
Rupali Patil on the Challenges of Being a Woman Artist
March 28, 2017
Rupali Patil on the Challenges of Being a Woman Artist
The artist from Pune, India recounts censorship and bias.
Rupali Patil on the Challenges of Being a Woman Artist
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
March 28, 2017
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
The Taliban seem determined to upgrade their strategy from 2016, posing a continued threat to provincial capitals.
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
March 17, 2017
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
Shreya Narayan shares her experience as a Bollywood actress and what she see would like to see change.
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
Bringing Color to the Widows of Vrindavan
March 15, 2017
Bringing Color to the Widows of Vrindavan
Breaking tradition, the widows of Vrindavan get lost in the wonderful colors of Holi.
Bringing Color to the Widows of Vrindavan
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
March 10, 2017
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
Pakistan believes Afghanistan is harboring terrorists that conduct cross-border attacks; Kabul says the same.
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
March 08, 2017
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
Sex before marriage, fleeing abuse, even being raped could land a woman in one of Afghanistan's moral prisons.
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
March 07, 2017
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
A spike in politically-motivated incidents has India asking: how much activism is too much?
Student Activism Rears Its Head in India
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
March 04, 2017
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
Nepal holds local elections for the first time in two decades.
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
Nepal's Child Brides
February 15, 2017
Nepal's Child Brides
One girl's story shines a light on a pervasive problem.
Nepal's Child Brides
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
February 15, 2017
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Border fences are not particularly effective, but they are enormously expensive.
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
February 10, 2017
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
The Diplomat visited Zam in Kathmandu to speak to her about her decision to leave Bhutan.
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
February 08, 2017
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Balochistan stands to gain little from the massive project, despite being in desperate need of economic opportunity.
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
The Great Chennai Oil Spill Clean Up
February 08, 2017
The Great Chennai Oil Spill Clean Up
After the Chennai oil spill of January 28, workers haul buckets of sludge from the ocean.
The Great Chennai Oil Spill Clean Up
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
February 07, 2017
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Pakistan is silencing discussion on a growing number of topics, from religious extremism to CPEC.
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
February 02, 2017
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
One nun is breaking stereotypes about women and clergy alike.
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
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