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Simon Denyer

Simon Denyer

    Pakistan may outsmart India in diplomatic poker
    Pakistan may outsmart India in diplomatic poker
    India may be frustrated and even outwitted by Pakistan over the Mumbai attacks, after placing its faith in diplomacy and the support of the United...
    China wins two golds to cap dazzling opening
    China wins two golds to cap dazzling opening
    China overcame early nerves to win two quick golds when Olympic competition began in earnest on Saturday after a dazzling opening ceremony.
    Torch ascends Great Wall, Bush rebukes China
    Torch ascends Great Wall, Bush rebukes China
    Doves flew and confetti rained down as the Olympic torch was carried along the ancient Great Wall on a misty Thursday morning, the eve of Games...
    Complacency puts 'India's century' forecasts at risk
    Complacency puts 'India's century' forecasts at risk
    This is supposed to be India's century, but the dangers of complacency have been starkly underlined with inflation hitting a 13-year high and...
    Democracy with a difference stuns humble Bhutanese
    Democracy with a difference stuns humble Bhutanese
    Schoolchildren in Bhutan are warned -- one word of disrespect against their teacher, and they will be reborn as a dog, for the next 500 lives.
    India struggles to tame its heart of darkness
    India struggles to tame its heart of darkness
    Young girls and their mothers huddle under shawls in the central reservation of one of Patna's main streets, picking through trash for grimy metal...
    India, born in violence, celebrates survival
    India, born in violence, celebrates survival
    Ranbir Rai Handa was just 14 years old when he was pitched into the madness of partition, forced to flee his hometown of Lahore on a train bound...
    Bhutan tries to keep mystique as tourists flood in
    Bhutan tries to keep mystique as tourists flood in
    In the inner sanctum of the ancient white-walled fortress, dozens of red-robed monks prayed by the light of butter lamps, as the incense swirled. A...
    India uses 'truth serum' as media bay for blood
    India uses 'truth serum' as media bay for blood
    They had already been dubbed "diabolical maniacs" by the Indian media and written off as too hot to handle by many lawyers, even before they were...