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Ebola — an invisible, murderous enemy

An invisible, murderous enemy that puts caregivers in almost unbearable working conditions, Ebola is a grueling test for even the most experienced humanitarian.



The struggle for better cab services

The news this week that the National Transportation Committee of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry is looking into the operation of several unauthorized taxi services that operate locally th



Threat of trial by TV

While print media still labors away to get a story right under relatively primitive restrictions and constraints, India’s TV arm of the fourth estate tramples everything with lofty disdain.



Two wrongs don’t make a right

During the early days of the occupation of Iraq, 11 Turkish soldiers based in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah were taken away with hoods over their heads in a surprise raid conducted by Americ



Understanding causes of ‘Intifada of the individuals’

In its long and checkered history, Jerusalem has been occupied by dozens of conquerors. Babylonians and Persians, Greeks and Romans, Mamluks and Turks, Britons and Jordanians — to mention just a few.



Abenomics put to the test

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he needed to hear the voice of the people.



Avoiding the climate change storm

Humanity has a critical choice to make.



Muslims must reach out to Dalits, other communities

The Dalits or low-caste Hindus have struggled on the margins of Indian society, suffering in silence, for thousands of years.



Other Side of the Mirror: Saga of the potato cutlet

The trouble with all these very swank restaurants is that if you are a vegetarian they simply collapse and cannot do anything more imaginative than slam a plate with three potato cutlets on it in fron

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