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Rani’s story: A Tamil tragedy

Written by acclaimed novelist Roma Tearne, this is the harrowing story of Rani, a young Tamil woman whose family was destroyed and whose life was shattered by the Sri Lankan...

Asia: Walking the ‘legal high’ wire

By Yury Fedotov Once thought to be a largely Western problem, a report due to be released shortly by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) shows that new...

‘There is no limit’: British PM Cameron woos Indian students

Britain realizes that keeping Indian students away could harm UK’s longer-term economic interests, writes Siddarth Srivastava On his second visit to India after taking office British Prime Minister David Cameron...

Indonesia to lift ban on maid workers in Saudi Arabia

By Henry Belot Indonesian President Susilio Bambang Yuduyono is set to sign an agreement with Saudi officials that will end a ban on Indonesian maids travelling to Saudi Arabia for...