Sri Lanka President, PM to Resign After Tumultuous Protests (Video)

Thousands of protesters entered the capital, Colombo, and swarmed into President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s fortified residence. Video…

Cairo: City of a Thousand Booksellers

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‘I Feel Free Here’: A Desert School in India (Video)

TROPIC OF CANCER SERIES REPORT: The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls’ School in north-western India’s Rajasthan desert is…

Rudolf Lehnert’s ‘Bahira’: One Picture, Two Stories

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Shinzo Abe: Tragic End of a Nationalist Leader (Video)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was his country’s longest-serving PM. As one of the country’s…

Fetrah, an Anti-Gay Campaign Emerges in Egypt (Video)

A new Egyptian movement called Fetrah is emerging to combat the homosexual-lesbian movement. Young people in…

‘India Cannot Be of Hindus Only’: Nobel Laureate and Economist Amartya Sen

TWO respected authors who have written extensively on regional affairs share their comment on Nobel Laureate…

The Earthspinner by Anuradha Roy – love, loss and longing

The story of a potter’s love for a girl explores myth, memory and the act of…

Qatar: Faster Than We Thought

Omar El Akkado in Orion: I grew up in Qatar, a tiny peninsula off the eastern…