A Look at Events that will Shake, or Gently Rattle, the World in 2016.

by MASHA GONCHAROVA © 2015 The New York Times Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate JANUARY SCOTLAND, Jan. 25: If you aren’t in a kilt reciting...

1971: Whose history do we care about anyway?

Many years back, a man had once offered his daughter to me to take away as whatever I chose.

What Defines a Modern Warrior?

INSTEAD OF TRYING TO LIFT UP SOCIETIES, WE’VE NARROWED OUR SIGHTS TO THE HUNTING AND KILLING OF ENEMIES.

A Fast and Flat Fashion World

WHO NEEDS A GLOSSY FASHION TOME ANYMORE WHEN YOU HAVE INSTAGRAM?

Artificial Intelligence: The End of Work?

WHEN ROBOTS START DOING ALL THE WORK, WHAT WILL BE LEFT FOR HUMANS?

‘I always felt cricket would be the future of Bangladesh’

Bangladesh’s first cricketing superstar says he prophesied, decades ago, the rise of the game.

Cricket trumps soccer

Ariful Islam Roney investigates how cricket eclipsed football to become Bangladesh’s national pastime.

The rationalism of regionalism

Kanak Mani Dixit studies the history of regional cooperation in South Asia, or a lack of it, and suggests how the links could be made more substantive through re-energising.

Emergence of radical Islam in Bangladesh

Zayadul Ahsan Pintu traces the trajectory of religious militancy and terrorism in a putatively secular republic.

The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered

THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT THE ISLAMIC STATE IS AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO WESTERN SOCIETIES IS THE CENTRAL ISSUE THAT LOOMS OVER THE COMING YEAR.