Topic: 2008 Summer Olympics
'China wants a presence. India is unnerved by all of this,' Robert Kaplan, author of 'Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power,' told a small gathering in Cambridge.
10/26/2010 10:45 am
A sparkling, eclectic collection of sports profiles from the pages of the New Yorker.
10/17/2010 09:05 am
Chinese pro-democracy dissident Liu Xiaobo just won the Nobel Peace Prize (from prison) and vocal Chinese artist Ai Weiwei gets exhibition space at the Tate Modern.
10/13/2010 10:08 am
After weeks of concern over the safety and cleanliness of athletes' quarters, India's Commonwealth Games began Sunday with a colorful opening ceremony featuring Bollywood songs, yoga, and rickshaws.
10/03/2010 02:22 pm
Alberto Contador, winner of this year's Tour de France, tested positive for a banned substance during the race. The cycling superstar says he was a victim of food contamination.
09/30/2010 12:18 pm
The 2010 Commonwealth Games in India next month were supposed to highlight Delhi's development, but attacks on tourists and infrastructure woes may have hurt the country's image.
09/20/2010 03:10 pm
Set in the desert, 'A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop' is the tale of double and triple crosses as an old miser discovers his wife is having an affair and hires an assassin.
09/03/2010 07:26 pm
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The US and Iran set aside controversy over Iran’s nuclear program to play a World Basketball Championships match that featured NBA players including Hamed Haddadi of Iran.
09/02/2010 02:11 pm
A China blast killing seven people and injuring 14 on Thursday was allegedly carried out by an ethnic Uighur in Xinjiang Province, a site of past unrest.
08/19/2010 09:34 am