Day: May 8, 2017

From Macron’s teacher to France’s first lady

Source:CNN The relationship between French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneuxhas captivated the world. There is nothing cliche about their story, which began when a 15-year-old Macron took part in a school play directed by Trogneux, 24 years his senior. Trogneux went from being Macron’s teacher to his […]

The euro survives its biggest political test

Source: CNN France has chosen the independent centrist Emmanuel Macron to be its next president, ending a tumultuous campaign that had undermined the euro and raised real doubts over its continued survival. Macron captured an estimated 65% of the vote on Sunday, easily defeating the far right populist Marine Le Pen, […]

Marriage in Islam

Ata Ullah Kaleem, The Review of Religions, November 1992 In the beginning I am presenting below the English translation of the Arabic sermon which is delivered on the occasion of the solemnization of a Muslim marriage: All praise is due to God! We laud Him, we beseech help from Him […]