Day: June 28, 2016

Gambia: Lote

In traditional medication, Lote Tree is believed to have numerous medicinal values. The leaves, fruit, roots and bark of the tree are all used for various kinds of treatments. Its valuable properties have been realised since ancient times. From research, we have understood that the leaves of the plant can […]

Tolerance, respect and compassion.

Source. Dawn Firstly, we need to cast away any dated desire of cultivating a homogenous Muslim nation and accept the fact that Pakistan is and shall remain a multi-religious, multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-ethnic state. Our children should be taught to appreciate this diversity, not distrust it. Secondly, we must make […]

You’re not laughing now

Source. BBC UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has told the European Parliament: “You’re not laughing now.”He was jeered as he addressed the parliament during an emergency debate on the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Mr Farage, who was jeered by some MEPs, said EU politicians were “in denial” about […]

Presbyterians vote to continue pressure on Israel

Source: Religion News Service By Lauren Markoe (RNS) Presbyterians at their General Assembly passed several resolutions aimed to pressure Israel to leave territories it has occupied since its 1967 war with neighboring states.   The votes Friday (June 24) by Presbyterian Church USA delegates angered mainstream Jewish groups, who said the measures unfairly “demonize” […]