Day: January 16, 2014

Bitter irony of assistance

STORY SUMMARY Pledges of monetary support to alleviate the horrific humanitarian situation in and around Syria were made once again in Kuwait Wednesday, with the international community able to boast of a new figure of $2.4 billion. Some might suggest that a parallel conference is needed, namely one that figures […]

China’s 120mph railway arriving in Laos

China’s 120mph railway arriving in Laos China’s mammoth engineering project to construct a railway from southwest China’s Yunnan Province all the way to Singapore is set to transform rural Laos Computer generated images showing the proposed Kunming, China, to Bangkok, Thailand, high speed train as it traverses sparsely populated and […]

Hinduism in America on the rise

Source: Festivities in a new temple dedicated to the Indian monkey god Hanuman  in Frisco, Texas, earlier this month remind us that a minority of religions exists within the shores of the United States that is relatively silent. The faith that is the subject here, of course, is Hinduism, which in […]

Celebrating Prophet Muhammd (saw)

Source: CNN JANUARY 15 – RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN: Girls wait in line to receive free food during a rally marking the birthday of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad on January 14, 2014. Thousands of Pakistanis celebrated by participating in religious processions, ceremonies and distributing free meals among the poor. More: 

Marry girls when they’re ’15 or 16,’

Source:CNN.COM ( — “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson is ruffling feathers again, this time for comments he made years ago about how girls should marry when they’re still teenagers. “They got to where they’re getting hard to find, mainly because these boys are waiting ’til they get to be about 20 […]