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Inside the cult of Kim

IT IS hard to talk about normality in North Korea. But as its leaders each day cranked up the threats of merciless all-out war with America and South …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

North Korea nuclear threat 'not a game,' UN chief says

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging calm amid the latest rhetoric from North Korea, suggesting an impending war with the United …

Glad to Be Unhappy: The French Case

Sometimes, even the wrong question can get the right answer. So, at least, it appears from a report in the <i>Guardian</i> about Claudia Senik, a French economist who will present a paper in London next month to show that, despite the generally excellent material conditions of life in France, “the French …

The case for Apple slowing down, rather than speeding up

Instead of media and markets continuously hounding Apple about "what's next?!", there's a case to be made that Apple has already announced several …

The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

where are they now?

1 March 2013<p><b>Aminatou Haidar</b>, from Western Sahara; <b>Rigoberta Menchú</b>, from Guatemala; <b>Mari Marcel Thekaekara</b>, from India; and <b>Domitila Barrios de …

The Pink Face Of Indian Vigilantism

The horrific gang-rape of a 23 year-old physiology student in a moving bus shortly after nightfall on December 16 in New Delhi has laid bare the …

China: Hotbed of Innovation For Our Planet in the 21st Century?

Never has the world witnessed a large market emerge so quickly as China. As the economy grows, it is also changing. China is fast climbing the value …