Category: World News

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​Obama ‘passes the baton’ to Hillary

VARGHESE K. GEORGE, in the Hidu, Jul 29, 2016 AFP U.S. President Barack Obama in his endorsement of the former Secretary of State said: "…there has never been a man or a woman — not me, not Bill, nobody —...

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Clash of Civilizations! Huntington’s Clash Revisited

     David Brooks  in  New York Times, March  3, 2011       (Note: It is against the background of Islamic State prompted terrorist  attacks in Europe, Middle East, US and elsewhere that Huntigton’s Clash of civilizations becomes very relevant. It was some 23...

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List of terrorist attacks across the globe in 2016 

Published on  July 27, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com Nice:We are already half way through in 2016, and the world has witnessed some of the deadliest terror attacks that have come in quick succession. (Note: 2016 is the year of terrorism. It has...

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First woman White House nominee – Hillary Makes History!

AP, Philadelphia, in Hindustan Times, Jul 27, 2016 Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during her California primary night rally held in the Brooklyn. (REUTERS)                          (Note: We wish good luck to Hilary!  Only question in the minds of...

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Indian-American To Raise $2 Mn For Trump, Hold Mega Rally

Indian Support for Trump! In Siliconindia News, Friday, 22 July 2016, (Note: Even when there is widespread criticism of Donald Trump, there  comes a Chicago based Indian American, Shalabh "Shalli" Kumar, who heads the Republican Hindu Council (RCH) saying  he...

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A harvest of hate!

Nice death toll 84? Editorial. In Indian Express, July 16, 2016 – From Nice comes another terrible image of a war of attrition with no geographic core Note: Destroy and rebuild, (destroy oppression, rebuild freedoms) were the two-fold goals of French revolution....

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Theresa May, An untested leader

Not an elected PM: strength or weakness? Editorial in The Asian Age, Jul 13, 2016 Mrs May has been thrust as leader not through popular vote in an election, as her predecessor was. This could shrink her elbow room if...

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London: The number of Britons seeking gender identity treatment has shot up dramatically in recent years, leaving vulnerable people waiting years for a specialist appointment.                     (Note: UK reportedly has just over...

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Dallas R eminder

  Editorial  in Indian Express, July 12, 2016 Protests in the US underline that the nation has not fully confronted its demons. (Note: “White House” has been and will continue for many more years, the paradoxical, provocative symbol of America....

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India must walk the talk in its outreach to the continent

Modi tour 4 nations in Africa: TOI  Editorial,  July 8, 2016                    (Note:  For two things Modiji has to be complimented: 1. The frequency with which he makes foreign tours, 2. Visiting more than one country in one tour following...

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Sexual, feminine, global revolution interview

 German sociologist Gabriele Kuby discusses conversion, the global sexual revolution, freedom, family, and faith By  Alvino-Mario Fantini in Catholic World Report  (Note: This piece was forwarded by our friend Bernard in NY, as he found it a “Must Read”.After reading ...

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Islamic State poses Clear  and present danger

By The New Indian Express, 02nd July 2016                    (Note: Yes,  if  ISIS took root in Iraq and Syria, who was finally responsible for it? To me it was George Bush chasing a desert mirage called “Weapons of Mass distruction” of...

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Jihad: who distorted it? Time for  Renaissance of  islam

By Ram Jethmalani, in New Indian Express,02nd July 2016                          (Note:  It is always a treat both to listen to or read Ram Jethmalani, the erudite lawyer and veteran politician. So I never miss reading him. Here I am tempted to...