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Losing the faith in Europe

Straittimes, LONDON – A few days ago, L'Osservatore Romano, the official daily newspaper of the Vatican in Rome, printed a picture of Christ on its front page. Nothing unusual, except that the photograph was accompanied by a quote from Pope […]

Pak-China To Adopt Joint Strategy To Fight Terrorism

AP, BEIJING, China: Nov 01 (PNS) – Pakistan and China will continue to work together for promoting peace and stability in the region as well as to fight against terrorism. “We hope the matters relating to bilateral cooperation on anti-terrorism […]

EU slams Turkish failings, sparking Ankara anger

AP, A leaked EU report on Turkey's readiness to join the European Union, which underlines failings including the army's continued influence in government, sparked anger in Ankara on Friday. The European Commission, which is due to publish annual reports on […]

Iraq war may not be won, but the prognosis is good

The Scotsman, WHILE newspaper and television stories keep us abreast of suicide bombings and the numbers of dead and injured in the Middle East, there is another side to post-war Iraq that has gone virtually unreported abroad. It is a […]

AP, MOSCOW: On the heels of NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson

Peace in South Asia linked to Kashmir: Kasuri

APP, ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri said on Friday peace in the sub-continent is not possible until the Kashmir issue is resolved in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people. In an interview with BBC Radio, the minister […]

US warship to make historic port call in Vietnam

AFP, HANOI, : Nearly 30 years after the Vietnam War ended with a humiliating exit by the United States, a US warship is expected to dock in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, in mid-November. A US embassy […]

Behind Israel's siege mentality


UN to pull staff out of Iraq in wake of suicide bombings

The Independent, The United Nations is to withdraw its remaining international staff from Baghdad as a growing campaign of suicide bombings and violent attacks provokes a sense of despair in the Iraqi capital. A fresh exodus of international aid organisations […]

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