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Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Islam and Pakistan - I

By Mir Adnan Aziz • Sep 17th, 2012 • Category: Lead Story

The pre-Islam Arab culture was highly patriarchal. Devoid of any rights or social standing whatsoever, women were treated as chattels and objects of sexual pleasure. During annual and religious fairs and other festivities, they were made to dance naked. However, the most horrific practice was that of female infanticide; new-born girls were buried alive.
In the [...]



A Long walk back home

By A Khokar • Dec 29th, 2011 • Category: Features

Like Qaid e Azam M A Jinnah as founding father of Pakistan, in Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk an Ottoman and Turkish army officer is the founding father of modern Turkey. As a revolutionary founder of Republic of Turkey he after defeating the allied forces gained remarkable successes in military campaigns to secure independence for Turkey. [...]



I HAVE SEEN AMERICA

By Nadeem Ahmed • Aug 25th, 2011 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

Let us Muslims and Pakistanis get rid of our bad things and let us get educated in science and work towards inventing things for the betterment of humanity and let us contribute to this world like those Kafirs are doing and join hands with them for sanity and peaceful world, so that our children may have all good things which we could not have and let our children live in peaceful societies where there is no hate and no discrimination and where there is love and care for each others as human beings



Flights to Europe and America from Pakistan

By Haris Hashmi • Apr 22nd, 2010 • Category: Politics

It was hilarious to read the following comment in a newspaper:
Since no one had informed the prime minister about the Iceland volcano and its effects on Europe, he ordered the managing director of PIA to resume flights to the US and Europe. The managing director was at a loss as to how [...]



Why Indians are Stressed and Unhealthy

By Guest Blogger • Jan 25th, 2009 • Category: Politics

Manmohan Singh had his arteries bypassed on Saturday, a procedure that increasing numbers of Indians are having. Last year, medical journal Lancet reported a study of 20,000 Indian patients and found that 60 per cent of the world’s heart disease patients are in India, which has 15 per cent of the world’s population.
This number is [...]



AKP Escape Narrowly

By M. Waqas (Ex MPA) • Aug 3rd, 2008 • Category: Politics

Turkish courts on Wednesday rejected the plea of prosecutor to put ban on ruling AKP and their prominent leaders’ Premier Recep Erdogan and President Abdullah gul.
The verdict ended months of political uncertainty which has hit Turkish financial markets, at the same time it’s a serious blow to the secularist who wanted to win the lost [...]



Political Tussle in Turkey

By M. Waqas (Ex MPA) • Jul 5th, 2008 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

Turkish political scene is at the verge of political tsunami due to a controversial court verdict against wearing the head scarf in schools and colleges. Turkey is predominantly Muslim and traditional country. Historically it remained centre for whole Muslim ummah for more than two hundred years.
With the take over of Mustafa kamal attaturk Turkish ruling [...]



Safarnama : Episode 2

By M. Waqas (Ex MPA) • Apr 4th, 2008 • Category: Misc


Wind of Change

By The Pakistani Spectator • May 18th, 2007 • Category: Politics

Due to many factors and the incident of Karachi on 12th May, show of power in Islamabad, in Tibat Centre Karachi, have awakened the nation to take notice on national issues.
Circumstances in a few days compelled people to think above their personnel issues. We cannot relate it to International issues like demand in Japan to [...]