Day: October 11, 2011

United States of America – Race and Religion to the fore in US Republican race

Source/Credit: AFP& : Tuesday, October 11, 2011 , by Michael Mathes, Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Photo: Richard Ellis/Getty Images  Republican hopefuls insist the 2012 White House race will hinge on the economy, but it is the conservative hot-button issues of race and religion that currently dominate the […]

The curse of the minorities!

Source/Credit: The Express Tribune: By Yaqoob Khan Bangash / Ocotber 10, 2011 Everyone in this world is a minority in one way or the other. In a society, men are either the majority or the dominant sex, one religion outnumbers another, one sect has more followers than the other, or one ethnicity overwhelms […]

Cabinet flags off east-west railway

By P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: The Council of Ministers on Monday took a landmark decision to implement a land bridge project that would link the Kingdom’s east with its west with a railway line, bringing about a dramatic change in the region’s transport system. The project, which […]