Islamic make-over for Pakistan bus stops

Pakistan is decorating bus stops with Koranic verses and Islamic calligraphy to give a more spiritual flavour to the capital Islamabad, long considered one of the country’s most liberal cities. The Capital Development Authority plans to roll out 100 new bus shelters – known locally as sunshades – painted with […]

Nawaz shares Taliban’s mindset “Maulvi Nawaz Sharif’s thought is the biggest threat to Pakistan’s security” Says Pakistan’s President

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari, on Tuesday, asked the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif to wait patiently for the next general elections and refrain from “maligning” institutions of the country. President Zardari was addressing a large gathering of PPP workers and office-bearers in Naudero in connection with the 58th birthday ceremony of Benazir Bhutto. In his […]

Malta: European Asylum Support Office inagurated, Malmström underlines need for common European asylum system

Wide divergences in how member states process claims for asylum must be significantly reduced, says EU Commissioner responsible for migration issues Cecilia Malmström. European Commissioner for home affairs Cecilia Malmström today inaugurated the European Asylum Support office (EASO), a new European Union agency based in Malta. The documents of establishment were […]

Malta: Ahmadiyya commemorated international women’s day centenary: Maltreatment of women ‘misinterpretation’ of Islam

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta organised a historic event titled “Seminar about women”, in commemoration of “International Women’s Day Centenary 1911-2011”; on Friday 17th June at the Waterfront Hotel Gzira, Malta. In this respectful gathering Mrs. Catherine Gonzi, the spouse of the Prime Minister of Malta and Mrs. Michelle Muscat, the spouse of the […]

New dinosaur found at brickworks

A new species of dinosaur found at a brickworks in East Sussex is believed to be the world’s smallest. The fossil of the bird-like dinosaur, which measures between 13 and 16 inches in length, was found in one of the pits at the Ashdown Brickworks near Bexhill, East Sussex. The […]

A coast to boast about

Gozo has been named one of the best 10 destinations among 50 chosen by a jury that evaluated 500 coastal regions in nine southern European countries. This was announced during the Quality Coast 2011 – Southern European Top 50 awards ceremony in Kouklia, Cyprus. Find more: