Day: August 9, 2012

Girl accuses father of waterboarding her (CNN) — A Delaware doctor and his wife were arrested this week after their daughter told authorities that she was punished by “waterboarding,” police said. The 11-year-old girl told police that her father, pediatrician Melvin Morse, would hold her face under a running faucet causing the water to shoot […]

Pakistan All set to celebrate Minorities Day: Paul Bhatii

Source: Pakistan Today ISLAMABAD – Minister Incharge for National Harmony Dr. Paul Bhatti has said that arrangements have been finalized to mark Minorities’ Day officially here on Thursday (August 9). He said three to four hundred people of different faiths including parliamentarians, diplomats, religious leaders and general public would participate in the […]

Israel hampers diplomacy on Iran

By Richard Javad Heydarian Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say. Please click here if you are interested in contributing. As hopes for a speedy resolution of the Iranian nuclear crisis fade, potentially postponed until the conclusion of upcoming American presidential […]