Saudi Arabia's revision of its history curriculum is politically motivated and a swipe at present-day Turkey.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali wrote perhaps the most famous translation of the Quran but he also supported the British against the Ottomans and died a lonely man.
Free from the British rule on August 15 1947, India faces criticism for becoming a ‘coloniser’ in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The UK's marginally increased naval pressure on Iran is not likely to make waves in the Gulf, but it does serve as a good example of a shifting tide in global influence.
Boris Johnson's record is riddled with lies and racism and could further encourage the xenophobic wave sweeping Europe.
International rights groups accuse Indian troops of using systematic abuse and unjustified arrests to intimidate residents opposing India's rule in disputed Kashmir. New Delhi denies its forces strategically use abuses to control the population.
British leaders have expressed ‘deep regret’ but have not issued an apology despite being urged to do so by the UK opposition.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is in Turkey for a two-day official visit. Though both nations have cooperated over security efforts for decades, this meeting could offer the chance of a new and deeper partnership.
Shirtless at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016, the 34-year-old Taufatofua from Tonga is a hit in South Korea having trained on roller skates to qualify for the cross country skiing.
Britain and Israel celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration as Palestinians face a brutal occupation.
Was it India that was divided during Partition?
Festivities in Britain are marred by the memories of what unfolded with the partition of the South Asian sub-continent, and was followed by communal violence that claimed up to two million lives.
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