Such is the normalisation of violence against women that no one is bothered even when they know someone is being abused.
The fact that climate catastrophe does not accord with national borders is proving to be a problem.
The Taliban’s latest edict on the burqa could be a last-ditch effort to create a controversy and get some international attention.
The sort of solution that a biotech firm sought to decrease the mosquito population, and thus limit disease, is an eye-opener.
There's an issue as to whether overseas Pakistanis should have inordinate level of influence on political system of the country.
The months ahead will see the resources of the world’s financial institutions being stretched to the limit.
Human suffering should be the ultimate instigator of action.
Afghan women cannot participate in the rebuilding of the country that is so urgently required.
If ever there were doubts about the shallowness of European ‘civilisation’, the current conflict should put them to rest.
The new Russia does not seem suited to an ascetic life, but much of what we know of it is the picture provided by urban elites.
The eruption of war tests theories about the world order.
If Iranian women had been permitted to sort out their future themselves, they would have done just that.
No one expects anything better any longer and if there were anything better, perhaps they would not know how to welcome it.
In the next few years, the narrative of China as an undemocratic force is likely to gain currency.
Thanks to Facebook’s reluctance to rein in misinformation, there are many who don’t want to share their data on the platform.
Scholars have noted that the rulers of 10th-century Baghdad really celebrated what they prepared in their kitchens.
The shining cities of the UAE are not impenetrable as the Houthi attack proved.
The two years that have passed since the pandemic emerged have allowed researchers to understand what Covid-19 is doing to...
What politician can claim a victory if a car is able to tackle a snowy road or if a child is saved from developing asthma?
There is more to consent than saying ‘yes’. Focusing only on the technical definition of consent leaves out so much of the story.