Month: April 2014

Ahmadis asked to record statements

Source: ET The four are among six Ahmadis facing charges under Sections 295-B (defiling or desecration of a copy of the Holy Quran) and 298-C (an Ahmadi posing as a Muslim) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and Section 11-W of the Anti-Terrorism Act in a case registered with the […]

Afghan election result delayed due to fraud probe

Source: TOI KABUL: Afghanistan’s presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on Saturday, officials said on Wednesday as they vowed to sift out fake votes. Partial results from the April 5 election to succeed President Hamid Karzai have already been […]

Obama runs China’s pivot gauntlet

Source: Asia Times. This new Asian security regime is due to be celebrated as the successful implementation of the “pivot to Asia” during President Barack Obama’s visit to the region. (Obama leaves the US on Tuesday for a week-long tour, taking in Malaysia the Philippines, Japan and South Korea.) The question […]

Asian parents in care homes

theguardian: by Sarfaraz Manzoor — “There are not too many Pakistanis because their children have been brought up with different values – their children would be too ashamed to put their parents in a care home,” says Fareeda, who is from Lahore and has worked as a full-time care officer […]

The Slow Collapse of North Afghanistan

What Germany left behind: The Slow Collapse of North Afghanistan By Nicola Abé  Derspiegel.de Joel van Houdt/ DER SPIEGEL Six months ago, Germany’s military withdrew from Kunduz in northern Afghanistan. Since then, regional security has eroded and many of those left behind feel abandoned. Even development work seems to have […]

India: Ernakulamn: Majlis Ansarullah’s District-level Leadership Training Camp Inaugurated

Source: newindianexpress.com The district-level leadership training camp organised by Majlis Ansarullah, the auxiliary organisation of elderly of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, was inaugurated here on Sunday. In his inaugural address, the district Ameer of the community, P K Shahul Hameed said a leader’s words and deeds should not be contradictory. “The […]