Special Features/Stories


Libya, a nation without a state

By Stanly Johny The four Indian nationals abducted in Libya by suspected Islamists last month were working in a university in Sirte, the hometown of the country’s slain dictator, Muammar Qaddafi. They were among the…


Syria a Dying Nation

By Manish Rai Now after more than four years after it began, the full-blown civil war that developed in Syria has killed over 250,000 people, half of them civilians. In addition the UN estimates nearly…


Libya’s struggle for stability

By Neville Teller Libya today is not only a country torn apart politically, but a battlefield where armed militias attack each other with scant regard for any civilians who happen to get in their way,…