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A Justice Denied as Bangladesh Prosecutes War Crimes

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 02.01.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.

A Change in Language Learning is Overdue

Amelia Friedman | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Amelia Friedman

The United States is a long way from being the multi-lingual society that so many of our economic competitors are. Only about 10 percent of native-born Americans -- individuals who went through our education system -- speak a language other than English.

Wreath for an Imperial Famine

Madhusree Mukerjee | Posted 08.02.2013 | World
Madhusree Mukerjee

At the height of the famine, unknown protestors laid the dead and dying around the one-kilometer perimeter of the palace, encircling it in a wreath of corpses that marked the passing of British prestige.

How Poetry Can Improve Meditation

Intent | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

The words of poet Rabindranath Tagore fall with velvety warmth from Deepak Chopra's lips. They seem perfectly crafted for this purpose, settling gently around the stillness of a meditator.

Mass Exodus: 50,000 Flee Burnt Homes, Gruesome Killings

AP | WASBIR HUSSAIN | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

GAUHATI, India — Troops sent to quell clashes over land rights in northeast India killed five people Tuesday after the government ordered them t...

Will the Sun rise from India's East?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

All parts of India have given birth to a prime minister, except the eastern. Subhash Chandra Bose and Jyoti Basu, both sons of the East, came close to...

Somali Pirates Tell Their Side

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

Shashank Bengali reports for McClatchy from more than 25 countries and covered conflicts in Somalia, Sudan, Lebanon, Iraq and Georgia. Before moving t...

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...