• December 7, 2016
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Features

  • Resettling China’s ecological migrants
    Nov 30, 2016 By Edward Wong
    What it is doing in provinces hit by disasters could be an example for other countries, but the move has brought its own problems
  • Rajasthan farmers try out quinoa cultivation
    Nov 30, 2016 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    The desert Indian state has ideal conditions for growing the niche crop, which could translate into healthy revenues in future
  • Jordan’s youth bring hope to refugees
    Nov 24, 2016 By Sheikh RehmatullahSpecial to Weekend Review
    Members of NGO providing entrepreneurial support to small businesses at the Jerash camp
  • Malnutrition, India’s silent crisis
    Nov 23, 2016 By Anuradha Sengupta, Special to Weekend Review
    Three case studies from travels around the country illustrate the problems underlying the issue and how people are coming up with their own solutions
  • Jerusalem’s Moroccan Quarter
    Nov 23, 2016 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Set up in the 15th century, this historical area in the Old City became a melting pot of cultures until it was razed in 1967
  • Reading ‘nature’s newspaper’ in Dubai
    Nov 17, 2016 By Sangeetha Swaroop, Special to Weekend Review
    Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve offers memorable glimpses of the flora and fauna of the arid landscape
  • A private army fights rhino poachers
    Nov 16, 2016 By Krista Mahr
    In recent years, South Africa’s anti-poaching industry has trained hundreds of guards to tackle the menace in the country’s game parks
  • At home with informal education
    Nov 16, 2016 By Gagandeep KaurSpecial to Weekend Review
    Homeschooling is catching on in India, and reasons range from disillusionment with the system to imparting religious values to children
  • There is a rising clamour to end the practice of automatically promoting children until eighth grade, even if their test scores are poor
  • Kerala’s uneasy relation with migrants
    Nov 02, 2016 By Anjana SankarStaff Writer
    There’s rising resentment against workers from other states, and incidents of crime have only worsened perceptions about them
  • Kerala’s migrant problem
    Nov 02, 2016 By Anjana SankarStaff Writer
    The traditionally labour-exporting South Indian state is struggling to accept workers from other parts of the country
  • Syria’s green buses now run on tears
    Nov 02, 2016 By Anne Barnard and 
Hwaida Saad
    Once a beloved feature of the urban landscape, the vehicles are now used to evacuate refugees or in the local surrender deals
  • Saudis crack down on ‘tafheet’
    Nov 02, 2016 By Marwan Asmar Special to Weekend Review
    With the recent imposition of a higher penalty for drifting, they hope to curb the potentially fatal youth culture of the region
  • Marine Le Pen’s youth brigade
    Oct 26, 2016 By Claire Sergent 
and Katy Lee
    In Britain and the US, it’s older working-class voters who are alienated and looking to blow up the system. In France, it’s young people
  • America’s legacy of torture
    Oct 19, 2016 By Matt Apuzzo, Sheri Fink and James Risen
    After enduring agonising treatment in secret CIA prisons or the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, dozens of detainees developed persistent mental health problems
  • How women in India are dealing with fear
    Oct 19, 2016 By Gagandeep Kaur, Special to Weekend Review
    From enrolling in self-defence classes to keeping pepper spray handy, they are taking steps to protect themselves