India’s 60 million women that never were: that’s nearly the entire population of the United Kingdom – are missing in India. Why?— by Sunny Hundal on Al Jazeera com

Sunny Hundal The phenomenon of this gross demographic imbalance is nothing short of a genocide, says Sunny Hundal [Getty] It has been nearly seven months since a young student was gang-raped in the New Delhi, India, and died from her horrific injuries 13 days later on December 29, 2012. The fast-track trial of the accused…

Al Jazeera buys US channel Current TV: Qatar-based network to launch Al Jazeera America, reaching 40 million US homes, up from 4.7 million before the deal

The Qatar-based network said on Thursday that with the acquisition it plans to create Al Jazeera America, a US-based news channel. Al Jazeera’s coverage will soon be available in more than 40 million US households, up from 4.7 million prior to the deal. Terms were undisclosed, but analysts told the Reuters news agency the deal could be…