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Thursday September 29, 2022
Mir Adnan Aziz

  • September 16, 2022

    The king’s burden

    The 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II culminated with her transition at her beloved abode, the Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands. Queen...

  • June 04, 2022

    Upending the power elite

    The year 46 BC consisted of 445 days; it was the longest one in history. Such anomalies were a common feature in the Roman calendar.The greatest...

  • April 28, 2022

    Modi’s road to genocide

    Genocides are preceded by incitement and indoctrination through widely disseminated hate propaganda. Theologian and philosopher Abraham Heschel...

  • April 02, 2022

    Governing the governors

    On July 6, 1808 King Joseph of Spain unveiled a constitution. It allowed peasants to retain their harvests, an independent judiciary and abolition...

  • March 24, 2022

    The non-white’s burden

    “Your new-caught, sullen peoples, half devil and half child, take up the white man’s burden”. These lines are from a Rudyard Kipling poem...

  • March 16, 2022

    Peace of the grave

    On June 10, 1963, President Kennedy made a commencement address at the American University in Washington. US intelligence reports had Nikita...

  • February 13, 2022

    Islamophobia: an industry

    It was on a beautiful July afternoon that Norway bore the agony of its worst tragedy since World War II. A man planted a bomb in an Oslo building...

  • January 29, 2022

    Modi’s dystopia

    Fiction, it is said, is a figment of imagination. However, if decades or centuries later, characters and events from a work of fiction attain...

  • January 03, 2022

    Lords of gluttony

    In 1946, Giulio Andreotti started his political career as a 27-year-old junior minister. Over a career spanning seven decades, he went on to become...

  • December 19, 2021

    Sanctions of mass destruction

    In a recent interview Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi sought the West’s “mercy and compassion” to help millions of Afghans....