Day: July 10, 2016

Putin’s phone call put Obama in a fix

Source. Asia Times Putin’s phone call put Obama in a fix just as he was preparing to leave for Warsaw for the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) from July 8-9.This was not the moment when Obama can afford to be seen discussing with Putin the nitty-gritty […]

Germany passes historic law on refugee integration

Source: The Local The legislation sets out how to spur integration in a country traditionally slow to embrace newcomers, while laying down their rights and responsibilities in their adopted country. Europe’s largest economy last year took in more than one million asylum seekers, prompting much soul-searching as well as criticism […]

Berlin Leftist Rioting Leaves 120 Officers Injured

Source: Police say more than 120 officers were injured and 86 demonstrators were detained during leftist riots in the German capital which police call “the most aggressive and violent protests in the last five years.” Berlin police said in a statement Sunday that protesters threw bottles, cobblestones and fireworks, destroyed […]

Religious Freedom Was Key To Muhammad’s “Muslim Nation” Prophet Muhammad believed that freedom of religion and civic rights were important components of a “Muslim nation,” according to an analysis of the prophet’s covenants with Christians. Craig Considine, a lecturer in Rice University’s sociology department, studied “The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with Christians” and found that these […]