• February 24, 2017
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World

  • India’s nowhere children
    Feb 15, 2017 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Nata Pratha, a centuries-old custom where women leave their families to live with new partners, is creating a generation of abandoned children
  • One man’s trash is another’s treasure
    Feb 15, 2017 By Rowan El Shimi
    Designers are cashing in on a growing interest among city dwellers in creating their own furniture
  • Affluent Chinese boost demand for butlers
    Feb 02, 2017 By Chris Buckley 
and Karoline Kan
    British drama series “Downton Abbey” has inspired a new romanticised interest in old-school service in the country
  • Dasho Karma Ura has spent years measuring the Himalayan kingdom’s progress on a global development scale
  • From Russia, with love
    Feb 02, 2017 By Anuradha SenguptaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Kolkata, the capital of India’s West Bengal state, still bears remnants of a Soviet influence
  • Aleppo’s survivors have nowhere to go
    Jan 25, 2017 By Akram Al Ahmad
    They managed to escape a dangerous war zone, but are now trapped in a city ravaged by conflict
  • A lifeline for wounded refugee children
    Jan 18, 2017 By Faris Al-JawadSpecial to Weekend Review
    Based in Beirut, Inara provides critical medical care for children from conflict areas
  • Afghan women in India find hope in the kitchen
    Jan 18, 2017 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Living in India’s capital is tough, but the women are winning people over with their culinary skills
  • Gender sensitivity class in India
    Dec 28, 2016 By Poulomi Basu
    Things were going well and for a time it felt a change was in the air, until one counsellor was accused of killing her daughter-in-law
  • After Brexit, France is EU’s next test
    Dec 28, 2016 By Steven Erlanger and
Kimiko De Freytas-Tamura
    The British decision to quit the European Union was a major blow, but a victory by Marine Le Pen could be the death knell
  • When Irom Chanu Sharmila ended her protest, her supporters turned against her
  • In Germany, Nazi language is still alive
    Dec 21, 2016 By Anthony Faiola and Stephanie Kirchner
    The toxic lexicon that once marked Hitler’s agenda is making a comeback as anger against migrants and asylum seekers grows
  • Selfies with Duterte’s chief executioner
    Dec 21, 2016 By Ana P. Santos
    Ronald dela Rosa is the Philippine president’s right hand in a crackdown on drugs. Fans follow him, as does a trail of bodies
  • Indira Gandhi, a mixed legacy
    Dec 21, 2016 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    While some in India welcome the Congress party’s year-long birth centenary celebrations for the leader, others term it extravagance
  • The forgotten Gandhi and India's 'VIP'
    Dec 21, 2016 By Vikas Datta
    A biography of Feroze Gandhi aims to portray him in a more balanced light, as a man of many parts
  • The rise of the digital nomad
    Dec 14, 2016 By Anuradha Sengupta Special to Weekend Review
    High-speed Wi-Fi, cafes, working spaces and jobs that let you work remotely have given rise to a new kind of work culture