Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Inevitable Caliphate? A History of the Struggle for Global Islamic Union, 1924 to the Present’ by Reza Pankhurst
Outgoing President Abdullah Gül conferred the Order of Merit of the Republic of Turkey on Dr. Feroz Ahmad on Aug. 19 for the professor’s work on Turkish history
The collapse of the Ottoman Empire might have ushered in the birth of the republic, but the disappearance of the former is nothing to be commemorated, according to historian Orhan Koroğlu.
The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned a spate of rapes as a source of shame for India and urged an end to communal violence
Air traffic controllers in Ankara had to issue an emergency warning to the co-pilot on duty after the plane effectuating a flight from Mumbai to Brussels dropped almost 5,000 feet
Category: GWYNNE DYER
After half a century of stasis, there are big new strategic realities in the Middle East, but people are having trouble getting their heads around them. Take the United States, for example.
Unlike previous wars, the Israeli onslaught on Gaza is being carried out in the age of ultimate connectivity and heightened dependency on social media where everyone can be a participant
Rescuers on Monday discovered 14 more bodies buried under tonnes of mud and trees following a massive landslide in northeast Nepal that is feared to have killed at least 150 people.
After the Federal Reserve maintained its path towards raising U.S. interest rates next year, other major central banks will jostle for space on a crowded stage this week
Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150
US Secretary of State John Kerry opened his first meetings with India’s right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China
A major landslide on July 29 struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people and leaving up to 200 feared trapped, an official said
The United States hopes to reach an understanding with India to prevent the collapse of a key WTO deal, an official said July 30 as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to New Delhi
Sharjah: Eid al-Fitr is around the corner, and people from all walks of life have already come calling to this market place, tucked away in the heart of Rolla in the emirate of Sharjah.
Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday after a moving and colourful ceremony in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd.
A passenger train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday killing at least 11 children, with fears the death toll could rise further, officials said.
PM Erdoğan says he has 'never made concessions' during the ongoing process to find a solution to the Kurdish problem, addressing the relatives of fallen soldiers
A long-awaited Qatar Foundation report recommends a radical overhaul of the labor recruitment system in Asian labor exporting countries as well as the Gulf state that expects to host the 2022 World Cup.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The long awaited event has happened. Five developing countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, also called BRICS have challenged the IMF and World Bank.
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