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Rafiq A. Tschannen

Rafiq A. Tschannen is a Swiss national. He converted to Islam and joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the age of 16 after reading the German translation of the Holy Qur'an. He worked in 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, first as Finance Director in the private industry and later as Chief Executive Officer of NGOs and International Governmental Organizations. He is now devoting his time to The Muslim Times as Editor for Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Switzerland and as Associate Chief Editor.

Pragmatic Witness – A layman’s perspective on the turbulent times unfolding in America and around the World

33 Conspiracy Theories that are 100% True. . . http://pragmaticwitness.com/33-conspiracy-theories-that-turned-out-to-be-true-what-every-person-should-know/ click here for the 33 conspiracies: http://pragmaticwitness.com/33-conspiracy-theories-that-turned-out-to-be-true-what-every-person-should-know/ Plus attached JPEG of the American’s creed (winning entry by John Tyler Page in a national Creed contest in 1918)

Nanotechnology is the future: APJ Abdul Kalam

Source: The Hindu Convergence among multiple technological and scientific disciplines, coupled with making sustainable systems would define the “knowledge society” of the 21st century, the former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said here on Sunday. He was addressing students of the Indian Institute of Technology (Patna) during its first convocation programme. […]

ECP shuffles provincial election commissioners

Source: ET Sonu Khan Baloch named new K-P election commission chief. ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday shuffled provincial election commissioners for three provinces. According to the sources in the commission, heads of the election body were shuffled in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh. After the shuffle, K-P […]

Bang or whimper?

Source: Friday Times. Ba Najam Sethi Dr Tahir ul Qadri continues to hog the headlines. In ten days, however, he has progressively diluted his demands under relentless media scrutiny. Consider. Originally he insisted that the army and judiciary were “stake holders” who had a right to inform any caretaker government. […]