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Other Side of the Mirror: Driving me crazy

It’s very much like those women who are brought up to believe that their one goal in life is to get married. And the moment they have achieved that status they can go to ruin.



Better late than never

Once respected, perhaps even admired as an economic and social model, Turkey now risks losing allies.



Selective suspension by the BCCI

A bleak week for sport starting with the Windies cutting short their India tour and scampering off home because of a feud with their Cricket Board.



Tips for Saudis abroad

The recent killing of young Saudi student Abdullah Alkadi is a grim reminder that we live in a dangerous world, whether it is here in Saudi Arabia or abroad.



Belated death of a British illusion

The “recognition” of a Palestinian state by the UK Parliament on Oct .13 has been scorned as gesture politics.



Impact of Ukraine’s vote on the future of Europe

When Ukraine’s voters go to the polls on Oct. 26, not only the fate of their country will be at stake; so will the future of a significant part of Europe.



India in grip of Modi wave

Is Modi wave still sweeping India, five months after Modi single-handedly swept his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a decisive victory like no other BJP leader had done it ever before?



The youth factor in Pakistan

Youth factor is a relatively new phenomenon in Pakistan’s politics.



Silence of intellectuals and emergence of IS

The rapid rise of the so-called Islamic State has exposed clear fault-lines in the Arab world, not least the failure of Arab intellectuals to stand up and be counted in the face of autocracy and fasci



Indoor Winter Olympics!

Hosting a sports event is considered a major achievement of any country especially if it belongs to the Third World.

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