The Monitor's View Pakistan flood: Where are Islamabad's Muslim friends and China when it needs them?
The US has increased aid to Pakistan for the flood disaster. Saudi Arabia has, too. But other Muslim countries and big-ally China lag.
08/19/2010 04:52 pm
The glacier on Puncak Jaya in Papua, Indonesia, the Earth's highest island, is quickly melting away, giving geologists little time to extract ice core samples.
08/16/2010 03:36 pm
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Pakistan floods have already affected as many as 12 million people and destroyed or damaged more than 600,000 homes, say Pakistani officials. That's already worse than the 2005 earthquake, but monsoon season is only half over.
08/08/2010 11:12 am
Kashmir protest crackdowns have brought youths to the streets to pelt Indian security forces with rocks. The police, meanwhile, are working 17-hour shifts as they grudgingly grapple with 'a political problem.'
08/05/2010 01:57 pm
The polo played in far-northern India is a haphazard, no-rules display of sportsmanship at 11,500 feet elevation. Be warned, Prince Harry, this is not your father's British polo.
08/02/2010 01:47 pm
Kashmir protests yesterday, dubbed Bloody Sunday, brought the civilian death toll to 33. Kashmir leader Omar Abdullah was summoned to New Dehli to discuss how to regain control, but he wields little influence with the young protesters.
08/02/2010 07:43 am
Inside the dangerous worlds of climbers and cavers.
07/29/2010 07:05 am
The Nepal election on Wednesday failed to secure enough parliamentary votes to select a new prime minister. A runoff is scheduled for Friday.
07/21/2010 05:00 pm
Kashmir protests claimed three lives as police and paramilitary troops fired on anti-India protesters.
06/29/2010 01:09 pm