Articles by Palash Ghosh
- French Far-Right Candidate Compares Black Cabinet Minister To Ape
October 18 2013 12:34 PM
The offending image has apparently been removed from Leclere’s Facebook account.
- Thanks, But No Thanks: Why Did Saudi Arabia Turn Down Seat On UN Security Council?
October 18 2013 10:34 AM
The Saudis have been among the most vocal proponents of staging a military intervention in Syria.
- Morris Minor: A British Classic Car Thriving In Sri Lanka
October 18 2013 5:55 AM
The Morris Minor remains a favorite of auto enthusiasts and restorers around the world.
- Pakistani ‘Supermodel’ Fehmina Chaudhry Found Dead After Abduction
October 17 2013 1:08 PM
Kidnapping is a national epidemic in Pakistan – official statistics suggest the country records more than 15,000 kidnappings every year.
- Slavery In The Modern World: The Saga Of India’s Child Cotton Laborers
October 17 2013 11:32 AM
The Global Slavery Index 2013 ranked India, China (2.9 million) and Pakistan (2.1 million) as having the largest number of people living in modern slavery.
- Singapore Muslims Honor Eid Sacrifice In Impoverished Neighboring Indonesia
October 17 2013 5:53 AM
Residents of Singapore are vastly wealthier than their neighbors in Indonesia.
- Kshama Sawant: A Socialist, Indian-American Woman Running For Seattle City Council
October 16 2013 1:40 PM
Even in this liberal bastion of the Northwest, Sawant’s political views stand out.
- Liverpool Football Club Opens India Academy, With Asian Market At Forefront
October 16 2013 10:51 AM
Globally, LFC has at least 240 million fans (or about four times the whole population of the United Kingdom).
- South African Cricket Sets Quota To Guarantee Roster Spots For Black Players
October 16 2013 6:42 AM
More than 20 years after the fall of Apartheid, blacks remain under-represented in cricket.
- Son Of Sikh Temple Massacre Victim May Run For Paul Ryan's Seat
October 15 2013 2:12 PM
Ryan has represented Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District in the southeastern corner of the state since 1999.
- Sexy Sailors: Japan’s Navy, Seeking New Recruits Amidst Rising Geopolitical Tensions, Stages Beauty Contest
October 15 2013 12:23 PM
The Japanese public has become more enamored with its various armed services.
- Malala Yousafzai: Is Pakistani Girl A 'Western Puppet' And ‘Global Brand’?
October 15 2013 10:23 AM
Malala has responded to such criticisms by asserting that she is neither a “Western puppet” nor ashamed to be Pakistani.
- Cut My Hair: Is Newly Shorn Ted Nugent Running For President?
October 14 2013 3:35 PM
Nugent, 64, is a ferocious opponent of President Barack Obama.
- How Foreign Media Sees The Latest Washington Crisis
October 14 2013 2:17 PM
The political deadlock in Washington has now entered its third week. Haven't we said this before?
- Bill de Blasio Is Just ‘Obama 2.0’
October 14 2013 1:16 PM
De Blasio is as under-qualified to lead the nation's largest city as Obama was to take over the reins of the world's greatest super-power.
- Why Do Deadly Stampedes Occur During Indian Religious Festivals?
October 14 2013 12:23 PM
Such tragedies occur frequently in India, particularly at religious festivals.
- Malaysian Court Bans Catholic Newspaper From Using Word ‘Allah’ To Describe God
October 14 2013 10:48 AM
Malaysian Christians have used the word "Allah" to describe God for centuries.
- Brazil Apologizes To Japanese For World War II Abuses
October 13 2013 10:27 AM
In 1942, after Brazil -- as an ally -- declared war on Imperial Japan, thousands of Japanese residents in the country were either arrested or deported.
- UK Asking Gay Asylum-Seekers To 'Prove' Sexual Orientation
October 11 2013 11:36 AM
British gay rights activists have condemned the UK Border Patrol's testing system as “distressing.”
- The Unrepentant Nazi: German War Criminal Erich Priebke Dies In Italy
October 11 2013 10:11 AM
Priebke was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1998, but spent the last 15 years under house arrest in Rome.