• February 25, 2017
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  • Umrah: A personal pilgrimage
    Feb 23, 2017 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Umrah is a holy experience of prayer and spiritual fulfillment for Muslims around the world
  • Collaborative living
    Feb 22, 2017 By Natassia ChrysanthosSpecial to Weekend Review
    Sharing their responsibilities, migrants and activists are learning to co-exist peacefully in a hotel in central Athens
  • Documenting a fading Hong Kong
    Feb 22, 2017 By Mike Ives
    Urban explorers are peeling back layers of history to forge a video archive of the city’s colonial-era environment
  • Why I am a stay-at-home dad
    Feb 22, 2017 By Billy Doidge Kilgore
    The idea of becoming a daily caregiver seemed laughable, but caring for my infant son allows me to explore my nurturing side
  • The retirement gift that rebuilt a village
    Feb 15, 2017 By Narendra KaushikSpecial to Weekend Review
    Menar, a small village in Rajasthan known for its talented cooks, has been transformed by the generosity of an Indian expatriate in Dubai
  • Telling human stories through portraits
    Feb 09, 2017 By Nathalie Farah, Special to Weekend Review
    Joanne Savio on taking a ‘perfect’ photograph, the beauty of the human face and learning from her subjects
  • New hope for Rohingya refugees
    Jan 25, 2017 By Preeti Jha
    Migrants from Myanmar have been forced into hiding in Malaysia, but a new UN programme promises hope
  • The dirty secret about your clothes
    Jan 25, 2017 By Esha Chhabra
    India moves towards a natural alternative to chemical-based textile making, which poisons the water and tears at the flesh
  • Time management is ruining our lives
    Jan 19, 2017 By Oliver Burkeman
    All of our efforts to be more productive backfire — and only make us feel busier and more stressed
  • The united flavours of America
    Jan 11, 2017 By Manik MehtaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Culinary cultures of migrants from across the world have won over the Western palate, with speciality foods now in high demand
  • A club of jeep enthusiasts in India
    Jan 04, 2017 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    With 29 members, this group has passionately conserved the four-wheel-drive vehicles forged for the Second World War
  • Ban Ki-moon’s mixed UN legacy
    Jan 04, 2017 By Colum Lynch
    The former secretary-general touts his support for climate change, regrets failures from Haiti to North Korea, and calls Al Assad a liar
  • Jaipur Literature Festival turns 10
    Jan 04, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Panels range from Shakespeare’s relevance in a modern world to Hindi film actors turning into zombies
  • A hostel that brings global youth to Palestine
    Dec 28, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Muhab Alami offers his guests an authentic experience of Palestinian culture so as to dispel misconceptions about his homeland
  • Why Finland’s schools seem to be slipping
    Dec 28, 2016 By Christian K. Lee
    As Finnish students’ performance on PISA declines, educator and author Pasi Sahlberg looks at the reasons behind this trend
  • Promoting peace through interfaith dialogue
    Dec 14, 2016 By Manik MehtaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Salwa Kader, the head of USFMEP, is passionate about the role of women and youth in clearing misunderstanding about religions