Day: March 4, 2013

Was Mother Teresa not so saintly after all? Researchers spark controversy by claiming her care of the sick was ‘dubious’ and handling of cash ‘suspicious’ Researchers are calling into question the saintly image of Mother Teresa after carrying out research into her life.  Born Agnes Gonxha in Albania, she founded the Missionaries of Charity and spent much […]

New Zealand Anti-Islam Rant Reaches UN

Source: onislam. CAIRO – A United Nations committee on racial discrimination has reprimanded New Zealand over “inflammatory” anti-Islam comments made by a lawmaker, urging the government to promote ethnic harmony and combat stereotypes and prejudices against ethnic and religious groups. “The committee regrets the recent inflammatory remarks by a Member […]

Actions of British soldiers in Iraq probed

A public inquiry into whether British soldiers committed crimes in Iraq nine years ago is due to start shortly A public investigation into whether British soldiers committed crimes while serving in Iraq nine years ago is due to start shortly. The investigation will determine whether UK troops killed civilians. Al […]

Train torched in Dhaka

Source: BD news 24 Miscreants have set a train on fire at Dhaka’s Kamalapur Railway Station, the nerve-centre of Bangladesh’s rail network, in the last leg of the two-day strike called by Jamaat-e-Islami. Railways Minister Mazibul Hoque has blamed the Jamaat for the act of arson. The attack on the […]

Buffett is worried about Fed policy

Buffett said he’s worried about market reaction whenever the Fed finally decides to start selling assets. NEW YORK (CNNMoney)Investor Warren Buffett said his biggest worry about the Federal Reserve’s policy of buying assets is how the markets will react once the central bank starts selling its holdings. In an appearance […]