Europe’s Migrant Crisis By the Numbers

FP: In April, a 66-foot boat carrying some 850 migrants across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy capsized, killing almost all those on board. The tragedy catapulted migration issues to the forefront of Brussels’s political agenda, as ministers grappled with how to deal with Europe’s influx of asylum-seekers and migrants without […]

338 Pakistanis with $859 million in secret accounts

the News: ISLAMABAD: HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) is a subsidiary of London-based HSBC Holdings Plc, a British multinational banking and financial services company which is the world’s second largest banking entity. According to The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), 130 journalists “from 45 countries have unearthed secret bank account […]

An apology is not enough, Aamir Liaquat must be fired

ET: Social media is once again flooded with outrage at ‘Dr’ Aamir Liaquat – our nation’s foremost televangelist. During an episode of his morning show Subh-e-Pakistan, aired on Geo TV on December 22, one of Liaquat’s guests, Syed Arif Shah Owaisi, used inflammatory language to accuse the Ahmadi community of being responsible for terrorism […]

Modi elected, Jinnah vindicated

ET: ‘Every action,’ Narendra Modi once quoted Newton’s third law of motion, ‘has a reaction.’ Modi was referring to the murder of parliamentarian Ehsan Jafri. As blood flowed in the streets of Gujarat in 2002, a Hindutva mob had surrounded Mr Jafri’s home in Gulbarg Society. They were armed with kerosene […]