Opinion

Just not cricket, sir

2015-07-29 03:00
Now that Indian cricketer Sreesanth has been found innocent of all charges in match fixing it seemed ridiculous that the BCCI insists on maintaining the ban on his playing. It is absurd that the Counc...

Crumbling the truce

2015-07-28 03:00
In continuation with our column yesterday, the spurning of the truce is regrettable. The Houthi leadership has shown a very closed mind to what was a gesture of courtesy and compassion for the childre...

Rethinking the war on Daesh

2015-07-28 03:00
As much of the Middle East sinks deeper into division between competing political camps, the terror outfit, Daesh, continues its unhindered march toward a twisted version of a Muslim caliphate. Thousa...

Gulf-US ties a mistake?

2015-07-28 03:00
The US administration’s deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program, which ends sanctions and paves way for openness with Iran, was viewed by some as a mean move by Washington against its old allies...

Scrap the veto-power

2015-07-28 03:00
A United National Security Council (UNSC) overhaul is long overdue. There is surely something very wrong with a system that allows any of the big five permanent members — China, Russia, France, the UK...

What awaits the next Philippine president?

2015-07-28 03:00
One of my favorite people in the world sat across me, sipping coffee in a café that he owns, on the top floor of a mall that he started. He ran and lost in the 2010 presidential elections but has sinc...

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