The Sri Lankan cricketers have returned home and the hunt is on for the gunmen. A reward has been offered for more information. If urdu and cricket were what really united a country as diverse as Pakistan, what happens now?
William Dalrymple paints a grim picture of the year since the elections.
Things don’t look too good in the economy. So if it was all handled by women, would things be any better? Prof Mohammed Yunus, micro-lending king and our guest last week, prefers to lend to women as they are more reliable… So is testostorone to blame? Read about it here…
Japan is handing out cash to it’s citizens to get them to spend. Is this a better idea than bailing out big companies?
Madonna and Jesus: We’re used to ageing rockers dating teenagers, but is a younger man with an older woman still taboo?
There is tension in Sudan as the country awaits the decision of the International Criminal Court on whether to issue an arrest warrant against President Omar al Bashir, on charges of war crimes and genocide. I’ve asked this before and I’ll ask it again, will this help the situation in Darfur and South Sudan?
And before you answer me, have a read of this: Confessions of a Sudanese deserter.