On paper, India's caste system has been abandoned. But in reality, the country is still deeply stratified. Could technological development and new educational opportunities help bridge the gap?
Maritime security firms are increasingly turning to India and other Asian countries to hire lower-paid security guards. For some armed forces veterans, it's a lucrative way to return to civilian life.
The countries that joined the European Union 15 years ago have come a long way. They now know how the EU functions — and how to defend their interests, writes German journalist Boris Kalnoky.
The prime minister's BJP is on course to score a spectacular victory in India's general election. If the lead holds, it would be the first time a party has won back-to-back majorities in Parliament since 1984.
The French Revolution overthrew the aristocracy; the Velvet Revolution ended communist rule. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert.
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