Day: December 17, 2014

‘The bear never asks permission’

Source: CNN CNN) — Have no fear, Vladimir Putin is here. That seems to be the message in an epic promo released ahead of the Russian president’s annual news conference as the country’s economy plummets. The promotion, released by a state-owned Russian channel, has the feel of a movie trailer, […]

Jordan’s Palestinian draft calls for peace with Israel in a year

UNITED NATIONS: Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year that “fulfills the vision of two independent democratic and prosperous states.” The Palestinian-drafted resolution was formally submitted to the 15-member council, which means […]

Pakistan’s greatest enemy is denial

India Express: Over the last few decades, Pakistanis have become accustomed to terrorists, as well as terrorism. But the Taliban’s slaughter of schoolchildren in Peshawar on Tuesday was an unprecedented act of savagery. It has caused grief and generated outrage that earlier attacks on hotels, mosques, shrines and even the […]