Day: January 10, 2014

Central African Republic president’s resignation brings joy and fear

Residents take to streets to celebrate Michel Djotodia’s departure, but concerns grow of revenge attacks on Muslims David Smith, Africa correspondent theguardian.com, Friday 10 January 2014 The interim president of the Central African Republic (CAR) has resigned after a disastrous nine-month rule, prompting celebrations on the streets but fresh anxiety […]

Karachi should be handed over to the Army

By Saeed Qureshi The assassination of the Superintendent of Police, Chaudhry Aslam, a vanguard and fearless CID police officer fighting against terrorism and lawlessness, through a huge bomb blast, reinforces the gnawing fear that the outlaws were still organized and possess the means and network to put up a defiant […]

York University student refuses to study with female classmates

York University professor who refused student’s request to be separated from female classmates broke ‘obligation to accommodate’: officials Republish Reprint- National Post Toronto Tristin Hopper | January 8, 2014 | Last Updated: Jan 9 7:40 AM ET More from Tristin Hopper | @TristinHopper http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/01/08/york-university-professor-who-refused-students-request-to-be-separated-from-female-classmates-broke-obligation-to-accommodate-officials/ After refusing to honour a male student’s […]

U.S. nearing irrelevance

STORY SUMMARY While Afghanistan and Iraq were both messes which Obama’s predecessors got the country into, former Pentagon chief Gates, who served under six presidents, chastised the Democrat leader for dithering on troop surges and overall strategy. The ramifications of over a decade of bad U.S. decisions are still being […]