Day: October 7, 2013

China strides, US shrinks in Asia

Source: Asia Times: By Francesco Sisci BEIJING – Who remembers Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, the Southern states that fought the Northern states lead by president Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War? Barack Obama, really and symbolically black, looks like the true vindication and completion of that […]

Conversion of Mr. Bean to Islam?

The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comments Mr. Bean may not have converted but reading about the prophet Muhammad in the Muslim Times, may help him convert. For starters here is a BBC video: Source of the news: Morocco World News RABAT- A lot of people follow news about celebrities converting to Islam, […]

Bangladesh honours Krishna Menon

  Forty years after its Liberation War, Bangladesh Government has honoured former Defence Minister V K Krishna Menon posthumously at a ceremony attended by the Bangladesh President and Prime Minister in Dhaka, thus formally recognising his contribution to their war of Independence. Menon’s grand niece Radha Anand Menon and her […]

Columbus was not the First to Cross the Atlantic

Source : / 6 May 2013 The old poem that most American school children recognize begins “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” Indeed, in the year 1492, Christopher Columbus (whose real name in Italian was Cristoforo Colombo) sailed across the Atlantic in the name of the Spanish crown and landed […]