Fighting gender bias

2014-12-19 03:07
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last week, given jointly to Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian activist against child labor, and Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for education, “for their st...

The lessons from Peshawar

2014-12-19 03:06
Commenting on the decline and decay of the Islamic world, Robert Reilly writes in his interesting book, The Closing of the Muslim Mind: “The fatal disconnect between the Creator and the mind of his cr...

In defense of Owaisi

2014-12-19 03:03
Hindu nationalists may ridicule Asaduddin Owaisi with “next Jinnah” taunts, but the determined politician isn’t going anywhere. He is a proud Indian Muslim, considers “development with dignity” of the...

10 things we learn from Peshawar mayhem

2014-12-19 03:03
• That the rules of engagement were flung to the winds and in the aftermath children are increasingly on the firing line. Who will stop it from getting worse?• The innocent are always victims of terro...

Currency crisis: Putin’s biggest challenge

2014-12-19 03:00
He crushed Chechnya’s rebellion, pushed back Russia’s frontiers and restored the pride of a nation humiliated by the demise of the Soviet Union.But 15 years after he came to power Vladimir Putin faces...

A new direction for global health

2014-12-19 03:04
It is easy to be discouraged about the state of international cooperation today, but global health remains an area in which the world has come together to do significant good. Over the last dozen year...

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