Opinion



Stop the Israeli siege

Early this month, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a Saudi-Pakistan backed resolution condemning Israeli atrocities against Palestinians and calling for punishing Israel for violating international



Germany stays in character

The threat that Greece may exit the euro zone, or that the country's economy may go under, was lifted recently after the Parliament in Athens reluctantly approved austerity measures required by the Eu



Nuclear deal: What’s in it for us?

Now, the deal is sealed. A nuclear agreement has been signed between Iran and a number of the most powerful nations of the world — five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.



Societies failing youths worldwide

In yet another sickening display of violence in the United States last week, a young American murdered four US Marines and a Navy petty officer in Chattanooga, Tennessee.



A long battle with terror

Observing current events leads to the conclusion that instability and breaking our country’s social fabric are part of a systematic project to instil sectarianism in our society.



Selective hangings in Modi’s India

Executions happen rarely in India but one such rarity is set to occur on July 30 and in a painful twist of fate the convict to be hanged in question — Yakub Memon — will be executed on his birthday.



Japan’s ‘offensive’ idea has fewer takers within

Nearly to the day of the first successful test of a nuclear bomb in 1945, and just a few weeks from the 70th anniversary of the end of WW-II, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushed through legislat



You can’t ‘Trump’ PoWs

US Presidential candidate Donald Trump has gone a bridge too far by mocking Arizona Senator John McCain’s five years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam war.




Selfies and violent extremism

Recent news reports indicate that Yassin Salhi, the man who beheaded his boss and tried to attack a factory in France in late June, took a selfie with the victim’s severed head and sent the picture to

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