"The ethnic restaurant is one of the few places where the native and the immigrant interact substantively in our society."
What does the Modern Love column tell us about contemporary Judaism?
In Pakistan, independent TV is young, powerful, and biting the hand that fed it
Why the concept of justice - not freedom, not democracy - is becoming a potent tool for political reform in the Muslim world
“We’re waiting for the young people to come and take over.”
After eight years in exile, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's return was greeted with twin bomb blasts late Thursday.
A "Colombian idol"-style search transformed a humble farmer into the 21st century version of TV's coffee icon. Meet the man behind the mule.
For all its seventh-generation beauty—and the game is gorgeous—Sigma plays like an arcade game, as if its life depends on killing our quarters.
Jonathan Kozol, author of "Letters to a Young Teacher," talks with Salon about why No Child Left Behind squelches learning and about reading Rilke's sonnets to first graders.
After nations carve up the fast-melting region, will there be anything left?
Trapped between frightening civil war memories of their native country and an alien society in nearby Ghana, refugees linger for years in the Buduburam permanent settlement camp.
Religious scholar Javed Ahmad Ghamidi has become a popular figure in Pakistan for his strict reading of the Koran -- which, he says, dictates against gender discrimination, terrorist jihad, and other favorites of modern Islamists
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As things get tougher for their president, Pakistanis use a catchy pop tune to express their anger.
I’m standing in Williamsburg’s Black & White Gallery with a portable radio in my hands and a pair of headphones fit snugly in my ears.
Pakistani security forces were readying for a final assault on the extremist Red Mosque Wednesday.
Thai restaurants are a dime a dozen, but 30 years after Pol Pot, Khmer cuisine is still hard to find in the U.S. Why hasn't it become the next big thing?
The fight for the right to be fat, queer, and proud.
Marlo Donald was kicked off Social Security for kicking someone almost 20 years ago. The bizarre tale of a "fugitive felon."
Transnational adoptees come of age and search for home.
"Trees are great for a variety of reasons, but how do you explain that to the Office of Management and Budget?"
One thing Sambath Suen can’t abide is the cold. Until four years ago, Suen lived in Kandal, a Cambodian province that borders on Vietnam.
Making schools safer is part of push to improve literacy.
In war-torn Afghanistan, Zamarai Kamgar has built the only private airline.
Two mosques, two sects, face each other across Atlantic Avenue. Given
global tensions, the natural questions arise.
There's more than magical realism in the literature of this beautiful and still very dangerous country.