Articles By Palash R. Ghosh
Catalonia represents 15 percent of Spain’s population, but produces about one-fifth of the country’s GDP.
India currently has 20 operational nuclear power reactors in India in six states. Seven more plants are under construction, and at least 36 more projects are on the drawing board.
The homeless problem in Denmark is unlikely to ease anytime soon. Net unemployment is now at 4.7 percent, the highest level in six years. Labor Minister Mette Frederiksen warned that the unemployment rate will continue to climb into 2013.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement at the opening of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Summit in Vladivostok, Russia on Sunday.
Manaf Tlas hinted that France helped him escape Syria, but refused to provide specifics. He also warned the Syrian regime would not hesitate to use chemical weapons.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is claiming that Western nations are conspiring to throw Iran into a serious drought (and thereby threaten its agriculture) by deliberately destroying rain clouds headed toward the country.
Pakistani Hindus arriving in India are demanding refugee status, citing a pattern of persecution and discrimination in Muslim-dominated Pakistan.
Confrontations in karaoke parlors have culminated in murderous violence in parts of Asia.
Venice attracts some 22 million visitors each year (for a city of only about 60,000 residents) and these figures keep climbing. Many Venetians aren't happy at all.
Culture in America is dead, largely because the middle class does not care about such things.