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Though it wasn't always obvious, the main international migraine of this year was the European debt crisis. The crisis left the station in 2009 and was rolling all through 2010, but it really picked up steam this year. In effect, 2011 was the year it went from being about Greece to being about Europe and, potentially, the world as a whole.
Government officials have accused a privately-owned hospital in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, of abandoning its patients after a blaze ripped through the hospital early Friday morning, killing 89 people.
Amit Madhesiya explores the 60-year-old tradition of itinerant cinema in rural India. Often accompanying religious festivals, the traveling cinema showcases a mix of regional and Bollywood films and sometimes dubbed Hollywood movies. (luccadigitalphotofest /Flickr)
Authors Arundhati Roy and PankajMishra appeared at Asia Society in New York to discuss their new book Kashmir: The Case for Freedom. Roy stated: "The word has gotten out … many more Indians are now aware and uncomfortable about participating in this occupation." But has the word truly "gotten out"? And do all sides view this as an "occupation"?
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