Day: October 1, 2011

Talk to, not at, Pakistan

Courtesy /Credit: TheWashington Post By Asif Ali Zardari, Democracy always favors dialogue over confrontation. So, too, in Pakistan, where the terrorists who threaten both our country and the United States have gained the most from the recent verbal assaults some in America have madeagainst Pakistan. This strategy is damaging the relationship between Pakistan […]

2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

JERUSALEM — Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time this week in a project launched by Israel’s national museum and the web giant Google. The appearance of five of the […]

Teen in love gets herself put on watch list to avoid arranged marriage

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1062349–teen-in-love-gets-herself-put-on-watch-list-to-avoid-arranged-marriage?bn=1 Lesley Ciarula Taylor Staff Reporter An Australian Muslim teenager on the verge of being married against her will in Lebanon has won a court order against her parents. Federal Magistrate Joe Harman praised the 16-year-old’s “act of great bravery” in seeking help from Legal Aid New South Wales to […]

Qadri gets death sentence in Salman Taseer’s murder

Source / Courtesy: Dawn.com ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) awarded death penalty to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri on Saturday, DawnNews reported. Mr Taseer was assassinated by his security guard and personnel of Punjab Elite Force, Mumtaz Qadri, on January 4, 2011 at Kohsar Market in Islamabad. “The court has awarded my client with death. The court announced […]