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2021/04/01 | Safina Nabi

‘It Feels Like It Was a Trap’: Stateless in Indian Administered Kashmir

For the past three months, Uzma Rayees has been grieving her father’s death from afar. She’s one of a group of women in Kashmir rendered stateless by accompanying a husband seeking to take up a rehabilitation program for ex-militants.

2019/11/12 | Op-Ed

OPINION: Solution to Kashmir Conflict Lies in East Timor

The UN should look to resolve the Kashmir dispute b reviewing the example of East Timor's independence movement.

2019/11/04 | Deutsche Welle

Kashmir: Independence Activists Draw Inspiration From German Reunification

Calls for a free Kashmir are becoming louder on both sides of the divided region. Can the German reunification model be applied to the India- and Pakistan-ruled Kashmir? And what can Kashmiris learn from it?

2019/09/02 | The Interpreter

The Intractable Conflicts Over Kashmir, Explained

The Indian government has cut off telecommunications in Kashmir since August 4 with no resolution in sight. What's the story behind the lockdown?

2019/05/17 | Waleed Tariq

Proposal to Export Donkey Hides From Pakistan to China Incites Outrage

A donkey export plan drawn up as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has incensed environmentalists and animal rights advocates.

2019/02/18 | Global Voices

Searching for the True South Asian Origins of Biryani

Its true birthplace is a topic of hot debate, but everyone agrees that biryani is delicious.

2018/08/08 | The Conversation

PAKISTAN: Can Newly Elected PM Imran Khan Deliver on His Promises?

Pakistan, a South Asian nuclear state and a key Belt and Road puzzle piece for China, welcomes a new leader. He may have to learn to compromise with his former rivals.

2018/07/10 | AsiaGlobal Online

Asia's Philanthropy Problem: Growing Wealth, Stagnant Giving

Wealth in Asia is growing rapidly, but philanthropy is lagging behind. Charitable infrastructure remains underdeveloped throughout the continent. Governments and corporations can fix this.

2018/02/01 | David Brewster

China Is Planning a New Network of Indian Ocean Bases

China is attempting to expand its naval reach across another ocean.

2017/05/17 | Sana Saleem

Washing Machine Ad Making Light of Domestic Violence Causes Outrage in Pakistan

The company has since apologized for the leaked ad admitting that their 'judgment was flawed' and have requested that 'all social media pages remove this ad as it has not been officially released or endorsed by Kenwood.'

2017/05/09 | The Third Pole

Sandmining is Destroying Asia’s Rivers

Uncontrolled and mostly illegal extraction of sand and rocks from riverbeds for construction is killing rivers across South Asia and China, and must be tightly controlled.

2017/04/05 | ZiQing Low

Kashmir’s Facebook Storm; Police Round Up ‘Miscreants’ as Terrorists Run Social Media Workshops

Indian authorities are cracking down on fake social media accounts following allegations that the accounts are being used by militants based in Pakistan to incite unrest in the disputed Kashmir region

2017/03/30 | John Gooding

The Content Control Reckoning for Tech Giants

Tech giants like Facebook and Google are facing a conundrum: How to prevent hateful and offensive content while also keeping ad revenue?

2017/01/26 | Vasabjit Banerjee

India’s Great Expectations of Trump's Foreign Policy: Keeping Russia in, China Down and Pakistan Out

India expects growing economic and military ties with both the United States and Russia under Trump.

2017/01/12 | David Brewster

China’s Pakistan Project: a Geopolitical Game-Changer

China’s role in the region may be about to fundamentally change.

2016/11/30 | Zulfiqar Kunbhar

Meet Karachi’s Water Mafia

As Karachi’s municipal authorities struggle and fail to meet the rising water demand of residents and industrial units, an illegal mafia has stepped into the breach.

2016/11/25 | Ian Dudgeon

Pakistan: Leader's Reputation on the Line in Terrorist Crackdown

The prime minister's ability to deliver will be sorely tested and his credibility is on the line, writes Ian Dudgeon.

2016/10/20 | Abdul Basit

India–Pakistan Tensions Back on the Rise

'Warmongering on both sides will further aggravate the already precarious situation in the region. '