In the face of media firestorm

Recently, I received a message on my mobile phone. It reads: “The Bihar results came out on the 8th of November.

Eyeing the unbanked

Financial regulators are generally known for taking a measured and cautious approach to change. But in the developed world, that reputation is being turned upside down.

Historic foes facing jittery future

Turkey's downing of a Russian war plane on the Syrian border risks inflicting significant damage on relations between Moscow and Ankara, even if they both have an interest in avoiding a permanent rupt

Shooting the messenger in India

In Bertolt Brecht’s poem Die Lösung (“The Solution”), written after the 1953 uprising in East Germany, a government functionary hands out bulletins informing the people that they have cost themselves

Violence begets violence

In the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, there were frenzied calls for “an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.” French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle has sailed to the Medit

Editorial: Saudis stand united against terror outfits

A year before the 9/11 outrage, terror came to the Kingdom. It started in central Riyadh when two British nationals were murdered with a car bomb.

Misinterpreting Islam

This refers to Sabria Jawhar’s article “Stirring anti-Saudi hysteria” (Nov. 26). As always, the writer has been very objective and precise in making her point.

Neutralize terror ideology

I agree with the views express by Abdulrahman Al-Rashed in his article, “Terrorists in bounce back,” (Nov. 23).

Hitting at the root

This is with reference to the news report, “KSA leading efforts to dry up Daesh sources” (Nov. 26).

Good move by Bihar

Bihar has banned liquor from April 1 next year. It is indeed a welcome move by the government of a state struggling to fight poverty.

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