In a country where it’s easier to obtain a semi-automatic gun than to obtain healthcare, a fragile mind can wreak havoc on a fragile political culture. So it was on Thursday night when a shooter opened fire on police at a Black Lives Matter demonstration killing five officers and wounding at least seven
In a rare rebuke to its "all weather" ally Pakistan, China's state-run channels have aired a documentary naming Lashkar-e-Taiba for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and even showed footage containing confessions of Ajmal Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist caught alive during the 26/11 carnage.
The footage was first aired by the
Militants from the Islamic State group executed 19 Yazidi girls who refused to be sex slaves by burning them alive inside iron cages, it was reported. The victims were set ablaze in the centre of Mosul recently in front of a large crowd. “They were punished for refusing to have
Donald Trump became last week the presumptive Republican nominee in the U.S. presidential elections. But those condemned to agonizing suspense and anxiety until November should note that Trumpism, or the politics of hate and fear, also suffered a major defeat last week. I refer to the election of former human
India’s prime minister offered his condolences after spiritual leader Baba Hardev Singh, 62, died when the car he was travelling in on Thursday- 12th May 2016 overturned on Highway 30 in Beauharnois, just west of Montreal. Hardev Singh was the chief of the Sant Nirankari Mission, which has 2,000 centres around the world, including one in
Asma from Jaipur left her family and converted to Islam to marry the man she loved. But instead of providing her a home, he pronounced triple talaq and tried to grab her house. Farida’s husband gave her triple talaq because she wore spectacles.
There are also instances of Muslim men
Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind – a prominent organization of Indian Islamic Scholars – recently asserted before the Supreme Court of India that courts could not test the validity of Muslim personal law as it was based on the Holy Koran. Opposing the court’s move to do away with gender bias against women,
White House and Canadian officials are eyeing June 29 or 30 as the date for U.S. President Barack Obama's address to a joint session of Parliament, it is learned. Obama had promised to visit Canada during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to Washington in March for a state dinner,
The United Arab Emirates is certainly no stranger to ambitious mega-projects. Just take a look at the towering Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world, or the Palm Jumeirah, the artificial archipelago in the shape of a palm tree that juts out into the sea near Dubai.
Questioning the credentials of the Nobel Committee and peace activist Malala Yousafzai, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday said he would turn down the prestigious global award if given to him. The Art of Living founder, who was in Latur, Maharashtra to take a look at the drought