Opinion

MH370 still a mystery

2015-08-02 03:00
The discovery of the 6 ft long flaperon washed up on the coast of Reunion Island does not solve the mystery behind the disappearance of MH Flight 370 some sixteen months ago. What it does do is provid...

Iran agreement’s N. Korean shadow on

2015-08-01 03:00
It didn’t take long, but, according to the Korea Central News Agency, the North Koreans are underwhelmed by the Iran nuclear deal, and thus unlikely to follow suit. The North Korean announcement took...

Dealing with racism: UAE sets example

2015-08-01 03:00
In the past, there existed good ethical standards for rejecting discrimination and promoting coexistence at a time when no laws regulated relations amongst people and between societies. However, commu...

Events of global shame

2015-08-01 03:00
Two important events in June are reminders of two genocides. The first is the Rwanda massacre, which has gone down in history as the worst documented genocide, and the second is the drama of Srebrenic...

In search of a hero

2015-08-01 03:00
Some 60 YEARS ago the new Egyptian ruler, Gamal Abdal Nasser, wrote a book about the “Philosophy of the Revolution.” Imitating the playwright Luigi Pirandello (“Six Characters in Search of an Author”)...

Taliban succession: A win for Pakistan?

2015-08-01 03:00
The handover of the Taliban leadership to the “moderate” Mullah Akhtar Mansour is being seen by some as a win for Pakistan, the insurgents’ historic backers, but could deepen splits within the movemen...

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