Salaam Abdus Salam

Mohammad Abdus Salam (1926-1996) was his full name, which may add to the knowledge of those who wish he was either not Ahmadi or Pakistani. The man proudly lived and died as both, and much more, as Pakistan disowned him, in life and in death. Ziaul Haq denied him the honour of a state […]

Is Spain the next Italy?

The short answer is no. But the two countries are begging for comparison, since they’re among the largest economies in the eurozone. And they share the less-than-stellar distinction of seeing their bond yields soaring to sickening heights. Spain’s 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.37% on Friday. That’s better than […]

Doctors disagree on when pregnancy starts: U.S. survey–doctors-disagree-on-when-pregnancy-starts-u-s-survey November 18, 2011 Kerry Grens Reuters New guidance from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is warning Canadian women against postponing pregnancy for too long. NEW YORK—Most U.S. doctors believe pregnancy starts when the sperm fertilizes the egg, a survey shows, contradicting the position of a key medical group […]