Spats, brawls, scuffles, tiffs and quibbles: call them what you want but 2011 was full of confrontations and Newsline recaps the biggest face-offs of 2011.
Pakistan and India may not be friends, but they should not be foes either and if they can’t be friendly the least they can do is just be normal.
From Indian protests over US-owned Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of the London Olympics to the Tamil song “Kolaveri” that went viral, Sujoy Dhar updates us with news from India.
Dictators have been toppled and killed in the Arab world, but has revolution actually occurred and is democracy guaranteed?
The private healthcare system in India dazzles with shiny exteriors, but within, it is rank with corruption.
The late Gaddafi’s eccentricities and brutalities are universally acknowledged. But how did the once idealistic reformer evolve into an iron-fisted megalomaniac?
Statehood for Palestine would have transformed the occupied territories into an occupied state that could have sought international assistance to liberate itself.
Letter from India: The blemish on Narendra Modi’s past could impact his desire to run for India’s prime minister in 2014.
Anna Hazare is no Amitabh Bachchan, but in real life the slight 74-year-old man has proved more powerful than any celluloid crusader as the most credible face of a growing anti-corruption uprising.
If Britain does not pay heed to the lessons of its periodic paroxysms of violence, the unrest that is deeply embedded in its political economy will reignite at some point.