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Obama's Deepening AfPak Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

With the appropriate huzzahs for Obama's first 100 days still ringing in the air, his new AfPak strategy, for the linked crisis of Afghanistan and Pakistan, is already in deep trouble.

Mumbai Trial Begins

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — The trial of the man police say is the only surviving gunman in the bloody Mumbai siege began Friday, with the prosecutor unleas...

Mumbai Trial: Suspect Retracts Confession, Says It Was Coerced

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The leading suspect in the Mumbai (Bombay) attacks trial has retracted his confession. The lawyer for the sole surviving suspected gunman, Mohammed A...

Mumbai Attack Trial Begins, Suspect Admits To Being Pakistani

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The only surviving suspected gunman arrested in the deadly attacks on Mumbai in November admitted in court Monday he was from Pakistan....

Fritzl Of Mumbai: Businessman Allegedly Raped Daughter For 9 Years Under Occultist's Orders

The Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI: In a shocking case, a man allegedly raped his daughter repeatedly over a span of nine years at the behest of an occultist, who said the act wo...

Pakistan's Confused Militants

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

When a local ABC news crew began to interview the Indian family at the next table, I knew the militants had really awoken the... global media in a way their last foray in India did not.

India Congress Acquires Rights For 'Jai Ho' Song

The Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI: Seeing new promise in the runaway success of 'Slumdog Millionaire', Congress has acquired the exclusive rights of the film's number, 'Jai H...

Behind the Ambush on the Sri Lankan Cricket Team

Tom Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Gerety

It may seem sad that it takes an attack on a sports team to turn Pakistani nationalist opinion against terror. Yet there's real cause for hope in the sad news from Lahore.

Seeking Common Ground in a Sacred Space

Caroline Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Cooper

As one guest put it, paraphrasing Desmond Tutu's famous statement, "Religion is like a knife -- it can be used to slice bread or to kill people."

Mohammed Ajmal Kasab Charged With Murder For Mumbai Attacks

AP | AIJAZ ANSARI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — India charged the lone surviving gunman from the deadly Mumbai attacks on Wednesday in a 11,000-page document marking the beginn...

Mumbai Terror Attack Tapes Released

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Newly released tapes of conversations between the masterminds of the Mumbai attacks and their gunmen on the ground reveal callous, remote-control kill...

Film Bosses Buy "Slumdog" Kids Apartments In Mumbai

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The poverty stricken child stars of Slumdog Millionaire are set to be property tycoons after being promised new homes by the film's Oscar winning dire...

Question for Secretary Clinton: What Will the Millions of "Slumdogs" Be When They Grow Up?

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Delaney

Secretary Clinton must keep her confirmation hearing promise to the world's "slumdogs." Outside of the movies, desperately poor children do not live Jamal's story.

"Slumdog" Celebrations Fill Mumbai's Crowded Slums (SLIDESHOW)

AP | SAM DOLNICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — Children broke into Bollywood dance numbers and crowds cheered in the narrow lanes of a teeming Mumbai slum on Monday as their h...

What "Slumdog Millionaire" Doesn't Tell You About India

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Slumdog Millionaire swept the Academy Awards with eight wins, including the prestigious Best Picture award, international aid agency World Vision u...

"Slumdog" Evening? Oscar Fave Enters Home Stretch

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LOS ANGELES — "Slumdog Millionaire" is the Academy Awards champion, wrapping up its ghetto-to-glory story by winning best picture and seven othe...

A New Approach to Terrorism

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kerry Kennedy

A war on terror which undermines the most basic values of society -- life, liberty, the rule of law -- is not worth waging if we end up creating a society which mirrors the repression we battled in the first place.

Admiring Continents

Pablo Ganguli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pablo Ganguli

I still do not know what possessing Indian nationality signifies. I have always felt so very un-Indian with only rare flashbacks of nostalgia for things from the sub-continent.

"Slumdog Millionaire" Greeted With Indifference In Mumbai Slums

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MUMBAI, India — "Slumdog Millionaire" was made about the people of Mumbai's teeming slums, but it was not made for them. In the squalid shantyt...

Pakistan's Focus On India Worries U.S.

Asia Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI - Ongoing tension between India and Pakistan in the wake of the terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai last November in which 179 people d...

Mumbai Slum Residents Protest "Slumdog Millionaire's" Name

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MUMBAI, India — India's film industry celebrated Thursday as "Slumdog Millionaire" lived up to its rags-to-riches theme with 10 Oscar nomination...

'Slumdog Millionaire' Sued By Slum Dweller For Insulting The Poor

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Indian slum dweller, Tapeshwar Vishwakarma, has sued a few Indians associated with the film "Slumdog Millionaire," alleging that it offends his peers....

"Slumdog Millionaire" Readies For Indian Release, With Mumbai As Star

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI — The main star of "Slumdog Millionaire" is the sharply contrasting city of Mumbai, said its director Danny Boyle on Wednesday, descri...

Escape from Emotional Terrorism: The Bush Years

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

In September, the economic stability of the world as we know it was eroding under the Bush administration's feet. Slipping and sliding, they were worried about the money, and you never put it at risk.

The Street Children in Slumdog Millionaire

Mallika Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mallika Chopra

One of the benefits of the success of Slumdog Millionaire is that it is raising awareness of the plight of children who live in poverty. Personally, I...