In leaderless times like today, people like Bruno Kreisky are missed most.
The Tao of travel means that all night you can chase the moving flicker of lights on the zigzag pathways of distant, dark, dense mountain nights, and your eyes and mind are still aching for more.
Israel started the current escalation in violence. The rockets from Gaza came later
AK Pasha Delhi
As we embarked on a 10 day road trip across the north-west of Iran, the travel plan that never was, had somehow fallen in place
Pakistan’s minorities in the armed forces do not constitute even a fraction of their population in the country – by choice and official diktat
Where do we, who dream of a progressive and enlightened Pakistan, belong in this landscape that is increasingly dominated by rightist Islamists, who have embraced militancy and sectarianism?
Ghazi Salahuddin Karachi
While Malala is making a slow yet steady recovery, Pakistan continues to be tormented by her tormentors
Rehana Hakim Karachi
People have settled into a recession that is more like a valley; you know you have to get out of it but there is no other way than to climb the hill, led by Obama who only offers firm determination to stay with his agenda, as opposed to Romney’s 5-point genie pill
Nishi Malhotra Washington DC
Was Alexei there? He was seen, he was with the Iron Guard. But there were no witnesses left among the Jews. So who can tell?
Poornima Joshi Delhi
Indeed, the ritual value of sadhvis is considerable. They give sermons, conduct prayers and take general charge of the spiritual needs of the laity
Namrata R Ganneri Mumbai