Day: February 6, 2014

Turkey passes law tightening control of internet

Source: BBC Turkish protesters used the internet to spread pictures and information in last year’s demonstrations Related Stories Twitter under pressure in Turkey BBC concern at Turkey ‘intimidation’ Dozens arrested over protest tweetsWatch The Turkish parliament has approved a bill that would tighten government controls over the internet. The new […]

Pakistan’s future is tied to the Taliban

Guardian: Twelve years ago, a few weeks into the occupation of Afghanistan, I suggested (in these pages) that the euphoria aroused by an easy conquest was misplaced. It would be a long war and one of its side effects would be to seriously destabilise Pakistan. Unfortunately, events have not contradicted the analysis. […]

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

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British Far Right politician wants UK Muslims to denounce parts of Quran

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