NOT SO LONE WOLF: Little Rock shooter Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad
HAND-PICKED: Sharif chose Lt General Raheel Sharif (right) to replace General Kayani as chief of the Pakistan army
INDIGNATION: There was nationwide outrage in India over America's 'despicable' treatment of Devyani Khobragade
PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Encouraged by the impact of sanctions, Iran's electorate voted in moderate Hassan Rowhani as president
CARELESS: The Netherlands granted A Q Khan access to sensitive design documents on centrifuge enrichment technology
WORDS OF WISDOM: 'Education is the only solution'
CLEAR VISION: Aravind Eye Care combines high volumes and high quality of service with low cost
FAR-SIGHTED: The TNA has shown wisdom in nominating the moderate Canagasabapathy Wigneswaran as their candidate for Chief Minister
THE PANELLISTS: (left to right) Dr Yahia Bazia, Dr Sara Silverstri, Professor Cynthia Weber, Frank Ledwidge, Matt Waldman
CULTURAL INSENSITIVITY: China's harsh modern buildings have encroached on Tibet's old architecture
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto were democratically elected, but also illiberal
INFILTRATION: The LoC on the Jammu & Kashmir border is teeming with troops
FRIENDS ON THE SURFACE: But how deep does US-Pak accord really go?
In 1991, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan (along with Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan) became independent states for the first time in modern history
A rare reproduction of one of Van Gogh's famed Sunflower paintings has been saved by art-lovers in Japan.
TOPPLED DICTATOR: Saddam was cruel but he held Iraq's bloodthirsty, fractured society together
REAL ESTATE: Qatar's multi-billion dollar property assets in London include Harrods (left) and the Shard
The Democracy Forum at London University's School of Oriental and African Studies
SCANDAL: Shibu Shoren has become Chief Minister of Jharkhand, even after his murder conviction
Lashka-e-taiba is believed to be behind the recent attack on the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad
Hezbollah has long controlled security and communications at Beirut's Rafik al-Hariri International Airport
LACK OF FORESIGHT?: With no overriding vision, Obama is dependent on events falling his way
POOR SHOW: Pakistan's August 22 polls were peaceful but turnout was low at 38 per cent
DYNASTY: Propaganda posters in Syria depict Bashar al Assad next to the image of his late father Hafiz
BROTHERS IN ARMS: Sunnis in Iraq would like to be able to exploit the uprising of their counterparts in Syria
FRIEND, NOT FOE: Rowhani comes into a position of power with the declared intention of improving relations with the West
Kenya is still counting the dead and wounded after one of the worst Islamic terror attacks since 9/11 and Mumbai's 26/11
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