Day: February 13, 2015

Ex Pope Benedict’s daily routine

Source:The Local Benedict’s daily routine involves rising at 7:45 a.m. for mass, followed by breakfast and mornings filled with reading, prayer and correspondence. After lunch he takes walks on his terrace and in the Vatican gardens either side of a rest. Post-dinner he watches the Italian news on television before […]

‘Call him terrorist’

Source: Dawn At the age of 23, most people are still trying to find their footing in life. Yet here was Deah Shaddy Barakat, a 23-year-old Syrian American studying dentistry at the University of North Carolina, who was not only excelling at school, but was a positive force outside of […]

No honour in killing

Source: ET Farzana Parveen’s brutal killing instantly comes to mind after one looks at the statistics on ‘honour’ killings that were presented in the National Assembly recently. Her death struck at the collective conscience of society — albeit for a short time. When Farzana, a 25-year-old pregnant woman, was stoned […]