Day: May 24, 2012

The 10 Countries With The Absolute Worst Quality Of Life

Business Insider Want to live a better life? Then don’t move to Turkey, which ranked dead last in the OECD’s new quality-of-life index. The organization looked at factors that affect the lives of citizens, including income, housing, jobs, community, education, environment, civic engagement, health, life satisfaction, safety, and work-life balance. These […]

Religious communities can live together peacefully and harmoniously~Odeh Muhammad Sharif of Haifa, the head of the Ahmadi Islamic community in Israel.

Religious leaders discuss their commonalities Source: THE JERUSALEM POST. By JEREMY SHARON 05/24/2012 03:32 Forty religious leaders from the Muslim, Christian, Druse, Bahai, Ahmadi and Jewish faiths in the North gather for meeting. An imam, a priest and a rabbi walk into a yeshiva. This is not the beginning of […]

Shariah4Holland: kids’ gang or terror threat?

The radical Islamic organisation Shariah4Holland has caused a stir in the Netherlands. The movement is holding a conference in Amsterdam on Saturday and has invited Fouad ‘Abu Imran’ Bekacem, the leader of Shariah4Belgium, recently sentenced to two years in jail for incitement to violence. Media attention and questions from the […]

Fiji can learn from India

FIJI has a lot to learn from India in terms of maintaining and sustaining a viable sugar industry. These were the words of Sugar permanent secretary Lieutenant Colonel Manasa Vaniqi on his return from the International Sugar Organisation meeting that was held there. Lt-Col Vaniqi said despite having 15 million […]

Fiji Military defends 2014 election

Fiji defends military’s election role Published: 23/05/2012 at 11:48 PM Online news: Asia 0Share's%20election%20role%20%7C%20Bangkok%20Post%3A%20news&!tbK8W_8mwqaIodoNDQ%2Fd%3D1%2Frs%3DAItRSTPvEPz66vsxcJ6_x6O4TIjVPHqWQg#id=I1_1337866239896& Fiji on Wednesday defended the army’s role in preparations for the Pacific nation’s first elections since a 2006 military coup, saying there was no other way to lay the groundwork for the vote in 2014. Soldiers chat […]

Not All Israeli Citizens Are Equal

The New York Times I’M a Palestinian who was born in the Israeli town of Lod, and thus I am an Israeli citizen. My wife is not; she is a Palestinian from Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Despite our towns being just 30 miles apart, we met almost 6,000 miles away […]

Patterns of intolerance A PERSISTENT failure to deal with the canker of intolerance — one of the greatest threats to the Pakistani people’s mental health and their material well-being — is making the affliction day by day more unmanageable. A young non-Muslim woman has been living in Lahore for quite some time. […]

Build a Better You, One Habit at a Time

Greatist Let’s say you want to get in better shape. Of course, you’re smart, informed, and know exactly what to do. So you’ve listed the changes you need to make, pinning them to the fridge next to the vision board and inspirational photos. Here’s the only problem: You haven’t actually […]