from Russell Boyce:

Asia – A week in pictures 03 July 2011

July 5, 2011

A great news picture has to have the WOW factor and without a doubt the picture of the domb disposal expert being caught in a car bomb blast is amazing. What is even more amazing is that he lived.

from India Insight:

Pune blast – Witness accounts

February 13, 2010

A bomb ripped through a packed restaurant in Pune on Saturday, killing at least eight people. Here are two witness accounts.

from Changing China:

The Price of Coal

November 25, 2009

What drives a miner to work in one of China's notoriously dangerous pits, where 3,000 people were killed in 2008 alone?

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Indian engagement in Afghanistan, a blessing or a headache

October 9, 2009

U.S. General Stanley McChrystal in his assessment of the war in Afghanistan last month only briefly touched upon the growing role of India, but his words were blunt and unsettling for India. In the light of Thursday's attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul that left 17 people dead, McChrsytal's comments may yet turn out to be prescient.

from From

Graphic: Afghan blast

September 4, 2009

from Global News Journal:

Gangland violence in Israel. A mark of progress?

November 17, 2008

A beeper buzzed on the newsdesk of the Jerusalem bureau with a stark message in Hebrew: "Preliminary report - blast on bus on Namir Road in Tel Aviv".

from Our Take on Your Take:

On the scene: In Jaipur

May 16, 2008


By sending his newsworthy pictures from the Jaipur blasts in a timely fashion, Vinay Joashi saw his photos move on the Reuters Pictures wire service. The pictures were received shortly after the explosions, when there were only two pictures out on the wire from the scene. Vinay was contacted directly by the Reuters India photo staff to negotiate payment and terms of use.