Category: World Opinion

Azadi

What exactly does Azadi mean to Kashmiris? Why can’t it be discussed? Since when have maps been sacrosanct? By Arundhati Roy: The people of Kashmir have made it clear...

Could Turkey convince US for Gulen extradition?

By David Iaconangelo: Turkish officials said that they will request the extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from his compound in Pennsylvania by formal means, after...

Kashmir and the Nuclear Threat

By Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai: “Nuclear weapons are the scourge of the earth; to mine for them, manufacture them, deploy them, use them, is a curse against God, the human...

The Turkish people said ‘Never Again’

BY Kilc Bugra Kanat: Tukey has seen various coups and coup attempts in its history. Democracy has been interrupted in numerous instances in the country as a result of...

Choking the Space

BY: Mehboob Makhdoomi: Broaden your horizons, overlook your disagreements, understand the situation and stand up for freedom of expression! India is fast turning into a...

Istanbul Attack: Turkey, US, Russia learn lesson the hard way

By Saeed Naqvi: Could the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport killing 43 and injuring hundreds be a blowback from the Fallujah operations concluded three...

The Vulnerable Repositories of Honour

By Nyla Ali Khan: What are the traditional freedoms and prerogatives of Kashmiri women in the land of a spiritual luminary like Lalla-Ded? Is there any history of a...

US Senate bill is a foolhardy move

By Jamal Doumani: A United States Senate bill passed unanimously that would allow the families of those killed in the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia over its imagined...

The tip of the iceberg

Out of more than 11 million leaked documents of Mossack Fonseca, a legal firm operating out of Panama, a tax haven, only 36,000 pertain to Indians — 0.33 per cent of...

Who should lead the UN?

This year, the United Nations will choose its next secretary-general. We need the best possible candidate for the job. It is often spoken of as the most impossible job...