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Daily News Analysis

California killings and the rise of violence in US society

Crescent International

Rajab 26, 14352014-05-25

Violence, it is said is as American as apple pie. Violence is also glorified by Hollywood. It came home with yet another example when Elliot Rodger, son of a Hollywood director, shot and killed several people and injured dozens more before shooting himself in the head. He had posted his murderous plans on You Tube!

Daily News Analysis

US-Pak Army renew violence in tribal areas

Crescent International

Rajab 22, 14352014-05-21

Renewed military attacks in Pakistan's restive tribal region of North and South Waziristan have exposed the Pakistani government's insincerity about peace talks with the Taliban as well as lack of respect for human life. In the latest attacks early this morning, 70 people, among them women and children were killed in Mir Ali Tehsil in North Waziristan.

Special Reports

Uyghur Muslims’ cry for help gets brief world attention before being silenced, again

Our Hong Kong Correspondent

Sha'ban 10, 14302009-08-01

The “ethnic violence” in East Turkestan, now referred to as China’s Xinjiang province which was first reported on July 5, again brought into light the plight of a forgotten section of the Ummah...

South-East Asia

Megawati gives army licence to conduct ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Aceh

Abdar Rahman Koya

Rabi' al-Thani 01, 14242003-06-01

Taking a cue from her American mentors, Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri has discovered the art of talking tough towards the end of a term of office. Megawati has mostly maintained silence as the cornerstone of her presidency...

South-East Asia

Aceh peace deal crumbles as Jakarta launches its ‘operation freedom’

Abdar Rahman Koya

Rabi' al-Awwal 14, 14242003-05-16

Barely four months after the second ceasefire was signed between the Indonesian government and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM), the deal has crumbled yet again, though no one is surprised.


Nigerian president playing with ethnic fire

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14201999-08-01

The Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo - former military dictator and retired general before his controversial election as head of state last February has stepped up his purge of Hausa and Fulani officers in the security forces, largely replacing them with members of his own Yoruba tribe.

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